EastEnders actor Dean Gaffney signs up for I’m A Celebrity All-Stars series

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11 Aug 2022, 15:21

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Former EastEnders star Dean Gaffney is heading back to the I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! jungle as part of the upcoming All-Stars series.

According to The Sun, the actor otherwise known as Albert Square's Robbie Jackson has bagged a deal with ITV bosses for next year's show set to take place in South Africa's Kruger National Park.

Starring former campmates, the Walford star was on the show in 2006 and came fifth behind Busted winner Matt Willis.

A source said: “Dean is regarded as one of the best contestants the show has ever had. When the All Stars show was first mooted he was a name that everyone wanted to get on board.

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“It’s taken some time but he’s now signed on the dotted line and will be on the plane to South Africa with some other show greats. Everyone is chuffed.”

Other celebrities thought to be appearing are boxer Amir Khan, TV’s Gillian McKeith, Princess Diana’s former butler Paul Burrell, Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder and socialite Lady C, while other famous faces will be back in Murwillumbah, New South Wales later this year.