I'm Famous and Frightened!

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I'm Famous and Frightened!
GenreReality, Mystery
Presented byTim Vincent and Brian Dowling (series 1)
Keith Chegwin (series 2–3)
Claire Sweeney (series 4)
No. of series4
No. of episodes12
Running time180 minutes (per episode)
Production companyScream Films
DistributorFlextech Television
Original networkLiving
Original release12 March 2004 (2004-03-12) –
7 February 2005 (2005-02-07)
Related showsI'm Famous and Frightened Extra

I'm Famous and Frightened! is a Living TV reality TV show in which eight celebrities stayed for three nights in a "haunted" castle. They had to then do terrifying challenges to raise money for charity; each one was evicted until only the winner was left. From Series 2 onwards, a spin-off show, titled I'm Famous and Frightened Extra was introduced, presented by Brian Dowling.

Series 1 (2004)[edit]

The first series was broadcast on Friday 12 March 2004 and was set in Chillingham Castle in Northumberland. It was presented by Tim Vincent and Brian Dowling.

The featured celebrities were:

Celebrity Known for Status
Garry Bushell Columnist Eliminated 1st
Terry Nutkins Naturalist & television presenter Eliminated 2nd
Toby Anstis Television & radio presenter Eliminated 3rd
Linsey Dawn McKenzie Glamour model Eliminated 4th
Cheryl Baker Bucks Fizz singer Eliminated 5th
Keith Chegwin Television presenter Third place
Linda Robson Birds of a Feather actress Runner-up
Julie Goodyear Former Coronation Street actress Winner

Series 2 (2004)[edit]

The second series was set in Fyvie Castle in Aberdeen and was presented by former contestant, Keith Chegwin. Start date: 16 July 2004.

The featured celebrities were:

Celebrity Known for Status
John Noakes Former Blue Peter presenter Eliminated 1st
Anne Charleston Former Neighbours actress Eliminated 2nd
Adele Silva Emmerdale actress Eliminated 3rd
Terry Christian Broadcaster & journalist Eliminated 4th
Jeff Brazier Television presenter Eliminated 5th
Andy Kane Changing Rooms builder Third place
Danniella Westbrook Former EastEnders actress Runner-up
Rustie Lee Chef & television personality Winner

Series 3 (2004)[edit]

The third series was set in Dover Castle and was still presented by Keith Chegwin. Start date: 2 October 2004.

Celebrity Known for Status
Colin Jackson Olympic hurdler
Jo Guest Glamour model
Nancy Sorrell Model & wife of Vic Reeves
Richard Blackwood Actor & presenter
Roy Walker Comedian & presenter
Tamara Beckwith Socialite
Ricardo Ribeiro Television personality Runner-up
Faith Brown Chef & television personality Winner

Series 4 (2005)[edit]

The fourth series aired in February 2005; it was set in Bolsover Castle and was presented by Claire Sweeney.

Celebrity Known for Status
Colin Jackson Olympic hurdler
Christopher Biggins Actor & television presenter
Jonathan Coleman Television presenter
Lee Latchford-Evans Steps singer
Lucy Pinder Glamour model
Martin Offiah Rugby player
Toyah Willcox Actress & singer
Ruth Madoc Hi-de-Hi actress Winner


Series Start date End date Episodes
1 12 March 2004 14 March 2004 3
2 16 July 2004 18 July 2005 3
3 2 October 2004 4 October 2004 3
4 5 February 2005 7 February 2005 3

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