The housemates set to enter the redesigned Big Brother house have been revealed ahead of the Channel 5 show’s live launch.

The broadcaster has taken the unprecedented step of introducing the 16 people who will be subject to round-the-clock filming before the new series airs for the first time on Tuesday. Here goes…

Former X Factor contestant, Eileen Daly, 51, from London

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Model Aaron Frew, 24, from Northampton

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Adjoa Mensah, a 22-year-old law student from Manchester whose first language is Dutch

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Twins Amy and Sally Broadbent, 27, from Manchester

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Amy is a nightclub hostess who claims to have dated a famous footballer and Sally is a personal trainer who says she spends £500 a month on beauty treatments.

 

Chloe Wilburn, a 25-year-old office administrator from Doncaster

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Cristian MJC, a 20-year-old London rapper and singer who also goes by the name Matthew Clarkson

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Danny Wisker, 29, a demolition man from Margate

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He’s also mates with Ricci from fellow reality series Geordie Shore.

Harriet Jackson, a 22-year-old Ukip voter and cafe worker from London

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Jack McDermott, 23, a Plymouth Argyle fan and floor manager at a fast food outlet

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Jade-Martina Lynch, a polyamorous 24-year-old model from Dublin

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Joel Williams, 19, the youngest councillor in Wales

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He’s been dubbed a “wannabe prime minister” by the programme-makers.

 

Kieran McLeod, 30, an ex-professional basketball player and radio host from Birmingham

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Nick Henderson, an unemployed 19-year-old from Hertford

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Sarah Greenwood, 24, a law student from Manchester.

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Simon Gross, a 46-year-old theatre company owner

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The housemates will be subject to round-the-clock filming as the new series airs for the first time on Tuesday. They will be entering an altered building complete with a fish tank and a round sofa said to be inspired by the 1960s style of hit TV show Mad Men.

Presenters Emma Willis and Rylan Clark will return to the reality show, which is now called Big Brother: Timebomb.

Big Brother: Timebomb begins on Tuesday 12 May at 9.00pm on Channel 5.