I’M A Celebrity bosses have broken the bank to transform a derelict castle into a TV set.
Millions have been shelled out to make the early 19th-century building safe, with the installation of electrics and hundreds of yards of pipes for running water.
ITV chiefs have also repaired the crumbling towers.
Gwrych Castle, at Abergele in North Wales, was hired for more than £1million for six weeks after Covid-19 ruled out the usual setting in the Australian jungle.
And in a first for the popular reality show, the stars will sleep under a roof to protect them from the harsh Welsh winter.
Builders have erected temporary coverings, using extra-strong plastic, over what will become the main camp for contestants.