Big Brother to celebrate 20th anniversary with classic episodes on E4

Stephanie Chase
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From Digital Spy

We may be all locked in our homes for the foreseeable future but there was once a reality TV show were people went into lockdown by choice and with strangers!

Yes, classic reality series Big Brother can rightfully call itself the original 'lockdown show' and now that we're all going stir crazy it's a great time to relive classic episodes.

This summer, E4 will be celebrating the show's 20th anniversary by airing past episodes, reliving some of its most memorable events.

Plus original host Davina McCall and former celebrity housemate Rylan Clark-Neal will introduce each episode and discuss their favourite moments while reliving the drama.

Photo credit: BBC

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In a statement Davina said: "I love the show with all of my heart and can't wait to share it with a whole new audience. And of course, all you diehard fans out there...It's good to be back. Big Brother's missed you."

Rylan added: “Over the years Big Brother has brought ground breaking television moments for many reasons, but now so more than ever whilst we're all playing the role of housemates, let's go back and rewind the clock to some of our favourite ever episodes."

Photo credit: Channel 4

Last month Big Brother fans got a disappointing update about the show returning to Channel 4.

Channel 4 boss Ian Katz confirmed that there are currently "no plans" to revive the series, despite the channel looking into "fast-turnaround reality shows".

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