The Real Full Monty cast 2023 confirmed for new special on ITV


The line upfor The Real Full Monty 2023 has been officially announced!

After a break last year, the show returns this winter for a festive one-off on ITV1 and ITVX.

Ashley Banjo and Coleen Nolan will be back to guide a fresh batch of courageous celebrities, leading them on a journey to grace the stage in a glittering dance showcase that goes beyond the norm.

As ever, the celebrities on the cast will bare all, using their performance to raise awareness about life-saving cancer screenings.

This year’s The Real Full Monty cast

The 2023 lineup hitting the dance floor this year includes TV presenter Julia Bradbury, actress Sherrie Hewson, TV personality Gemma Collins, Dancing on Ice pro skater Vanessa Bauer and the talented Victoria Ekanoye from Corrie and Death in Paradise.

The Real Full Monty 2023 cast group photo

Joining them are former royal butler Paul Burrell, footballer and TV personality Ashley Cain, ex England rugby international Ben Cohen, actor Nick Collier, best known as Ella Vaday from RuPaul’s Drag Race and TOWIE star Pete Wicks.

While the journey follows these celebrities as they conquer their fears and insecurities about performing and baring it all, the show will delve deep into the personal and poignant motivations behind their participation.

Each individual will share the profound reasons that led them to raise awareness about cancers affecting intimate areas of the body, highlighting the critical significance of early self-checks in saving lives.

Watch a trailer!

In a Christmas themed special, get set for a festive treat filled with shimmer and sparkle. The cast will be coached and choreographed for an electrifying, glitter-filled dance show, culminating in a bold finale where they strip down, all in the name of promoting vital cancer screenings. Expect a blend of jolly jingles and festive flair in this unique, awareness-raising performance.

Ahead of the episodes on TV, ITV has unveiled a first trailer which you can watch below…

When is The Real Full Monty 2023 on TV?

The Real Full Monty will air across two episodes, starting on TV on Monday, 11 December on ITV1 at 9PM.

Episode two will follow the very next day on Tuesday, 12 December.

The first special originally aired in 2017, marking iconic film’s 20th anniversary.

The show is produced by Spun Gold for ITV1 and ITVX.