Who is participating in Series 17?

Gogglebox returns to Channel 4 tonight (February 26th) – but who’s in the upcoming series and who left the cast?

The show’s armchair critics often have viewers in tricks when they voice their opinions on television.

In addition to the same familiar faces, there is also a slight change in the list of the year.

Everything you need to know is here.


Who is participating in this series of Gogglebox?

Gogglebox Cast: Who Will Participate?

The Malone family

The Malone family, consisting of Tom, Julie, Tom Jnr, and Shaun, first joined the cast in 2014.

The dog lovers are firm favorites with fans.

However, earlier this week Tom Jnr announced that he was going to quit the show.

Don’t worry, the rest of the Manchester clan will still appear.

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The Malone Family Will Appear Without Tom Jnr (Credit: Channel 4)

Pete and Sophie

Pete and Sophie often have spectators in stitches with their funny remarks.

Known for their collection of mugs, the Blackpool siblings made their gogglebox debut in 2018.

We can’t wait to have them again!

Gogglebox's Pete Sandiford has blue eyes
Pete has been featured with Sophie on Gogglebox since 2018 (Credit: Channel 4)

Gogglebox cast: Ellie and Izzi

Leeds sisters Ellie and Izzi Warner return for Series 17.

They previously sparked criticism after fans accused them of pending rules during the first national lockdown.

Izzi filmed the show in Ellie’s house, even though the two did not live together.

Izzy and Ellie Gogglebox have new puppies for Christmas
The Leeds Sisters Return (Image credit: Channel 4)

Lee and Jenny

While many think Lee and Jenny are a mother and son, the two are actually best friends.

They met when Jenny was the landlady at a local pub while Lee was a regular.

Meanwhile, the two of them film the series from the comfort of Lee’s trailer in Hull.


Lee and Jenny film the series from the comfort of his trailer (Credit: Channel 4)

Mary and Marina

The residents of the St. Monica Trust, Mary and Marina, are also back.

The older couple, who joined the show in 2016, often have viewers with their naughty comments.

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Mary and Marina are back on Gogglebox (Credit: Channel 4)

Gogglebox cast: Giles and Mary

Since joining the Gogglebox cast in 2015, married couple Giles and Mary have won over the nation.

The couple met when they were 21 and have been married for more than 30 years.

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Giles and Mary attended the show in 2015 (Credit: Channel 4)

Anne and Ken

Meanwhile, the couple, Anne and Ken, are also returning to the Channel 4 show.

The lovable two from County Durham joined the show last year.


Ken and Mary joined the series last year (Credit: Channel 4 / YouTube)

Amira and Iqra

Best friends from London initially joined the series alongside buddy Amani.

However, Amira and Iqra now appear as a duo.

Gogglebox line-up: The Siddiquis

Baasit, Umar and their father Sid are normal faces on Gogglebox.

The trio has starred in the reality series since the show began.

In the meantime her brother Raza has also appeared.

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The Siddiquis are Gogglebox Legends (Credit: Channel 4)

Dave and Shirley

The married couple Dave and Shirley appear on the show from their home in Wales.

The couple married 40 years ago and have two children together.


Dave and Shirley have been with Gogglebox since 2015 (Credit: Channel 4)

The Plummers

The Plummers consist of the brothers Tremaine, Twaine and Tristan from Bristol.

They joined the series in 2016.


The Plummers on Gogglebox (Image credit: Channel 4)

Gogglebox cast: The Worthingtons

The Worthingtons joined the cast during the show’s tenth season.

They consist of Alison, her husband George and their daughter Helena.


The Worthington family with baby Edwin (Image credit: Channel 4)

The Michael family

The Michael family is now one of the few original actors on Gogglebox.

In addition to father Andrew, there is mother Carolyne, son Louis and daughters Alex and Katie.

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The Michael family joined the first series (Credit: Channel 4)

Abbie and Georgia

Best friends Abbie and Georgia are back for another series.

The couple joined the show in 2018 – and the rest is history.

Gogglebox's Abby eventually realized that David Tennant is NOT a killer.  (Image credit: Channel4)
Abbie and Georgia Return (Credit: Channel 4)

Gogglebox cast: Stephen and Daniel

Stephen’s had a fair share of co-stars on Gogglebox after previously performing with his mom and ex-Chris.

However, he is back with husband Daniel for Series 17.

Stephen and Daniel Gogglebox
Stephen and Daniel live in Brighton (Image credit: Channel 4)

Linda and Pete

Plus, Linda and Pete will be back for another season.

The couple previously appeared with their son George, who was banned from the show.


Linda and Pete from Gogglebox are back (Image credit: Channel 4)

The Ven family

The popular Ven family is also returning.

South Londoners Marcus, Mica, Sachelle and Shuggy took part in the show on Series 11.


The Ven Family is back on Gogglebox (Credit: Channel 4)

Gogglebox cast: Paige and Sally

Viewers love Paige and Sally’s close bond.

The mother and daughter, who are from Birmingham, are back for another series.

When is the goggle box switched on?

Gogglebox will return on Friday February 26th, 2021.

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