The Real Housewives of Cheshire is back on ITVBe with its twelfth series.
Promising even more fun, frolics and fabulousness the new series will be followed by the Reunion show in the winter.
The series has 11 episodes with the final instalment of the series airing on 21 December.
The Real Housewives of Cheshire cast
Returning to the cast for series 12 are Dawn Ward, Ester Dohnalová, Hanna Kinsella, Lauren Simon, Nicole Sealey, Rachel Lugo, Seema Malhotra and Tanya Bardsley.
However, there is a surprise in store for the ladies when they are joined by a bombshell, new housewife, Lystra Adams.
Born in Guyana, South America, Lystra originally moved to the UK at the age of 20 to follow a holiday romance! The model, property investor, entrepreneur and mother to daughter Jasmine - also a model – has been a regular in the Cheshire social scene for years and is finally taking up residence in the Golden Triangle.
Already friends with a number of the Housewives, Lystra Adams commented, “Joining The Real Housewives of Cheshire is a dream come true! Being able to join my friends on screen to share the laughter and witness the drama first hand has been eye opening but I’m not shy, I’m ready for anything!”
The Real Housewives of Cheshire spoilers
The new series picks up straight after the UK lockdown was eased. Hanna’s revelation that she is expecting her first child - a true lockdown baby - lifts the spirits of the housewives, as does Nicole’s walk down the aisle as she renews her wedding vows.
Rachel and Tanya explore new business ventures, whilst Seema also attempts to find the perfect partners for her two sons. However, the series also takes a turn as Lauren learns to cope with a devastating loss and Dawn reacts to the Ward family’s brush with the pandemic.
In the final episode of the series (21 December), With a new lockdown imminent, Seema decides to host a dinner party in the hope that any tensions can be resolved so that the Housewives can part ways on better terms.
Will the ladies all share Seema’s optimism or could things go from bad to worse between Nicole, Hanna and Lauren following the ‘cake-tastrophe’ at the dentist’s business launch?
Elsewhere Dawn puts her family first as they celebrate Ashley’s 50th birthday & Tanya makes a surprise appearance with unexpected results.
The Real Housewives of Cheshire airs on ITVBe and ITV Hub on Monday nights at 9PM
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