The Real Full Monty is returning to ITV for 2018, with a new cast of celebrities baring all for charity.
And for 2018 The Real Full Monty line up will feature men AND women – here’s all you need to know.
Last year’s premiere series saw a group of celebrity men reveal all to the delight of millions of viewers.
In the Real Full Monty, the troupe’s balls out commitment to raising awareness of men’s cancers in which famous names including Alexander Armstrong, Ashley Banjo, Harry Judd, Matthew Wolfenden, Wayne Sleep and Elliot Wright performed the iconic strip tease from 1990s cinema classic The Full Monty.
2018 will see a fresh set of stars learn a new super-sized version of the sexy routine from scratch before stripping fully nude for the nation this time in TWO specials.
The Real Full Monty line up of celebrities
Celebs signed up for the new male focused series include TOWIE’s James Arg Argent, EastEnders actor John Partridge and The Wanted singer Tom Parker.
Joining them will be former footballer John Hartson and TV presenter, ex of the late Jade Goody, Jeff Brazier and retired England Rugby International Ugo Monye.
The aim of this year’s programme will be to build on the impact of last year’s show and keep these key health messages at the forefront of the nation’s minds. Regular checks for testicular and prostate cancer are vital. If caught early enough, prostate cancer is nearly 100 per cent curable.
Meanwhile, 2018 will also see a female-focused show to raise breast cancer awareness.
The eight brave ladies ready to take on the men are TV presenter Coleen Nolan, broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire, Emmerdale actress Sally Dexter, reality TV star Megan McKenna, former Liberty X singer Michelle Heaton, actress Helen Lederer, TV legend Ruth Madoc and presenter Sarah-Jane Crawford.
The ladies’ mission is to pull together to create a show-stopping performance that will wow the audience as they battle to overcome their nerves and inhibitions, learn to love their bodies and dare to bare for a good cause. Along the way they visit the legendary Moulin Rouge in Paris to get inspiration for the show.
The Real Full Monty start date
The men’s show aired ITV at 9PM on Wednesday, March 28.
The women’s show aired on ITV at 9PM on Thursday, March 29.
You can catch both now online on the ITV Hub.
Once again, Alexander Armstrong and Ashley Banjo and will lead the specials. Dance supremo Ashley will marshal the band of famous novices through their moves, whipping them into shape to perform a frenzy-inducing striptease.
Offering inspirational support and guidance will be Alexander, who famously kicked off the lead in to last year’s show by having his own testicles checked by Dr Chris Steele live on ITV’s This Morning show, to demonstrate to men the importance of overcoming inhibitions to make sure vital, regular health monitoring is done.