Live TOWIE episode will air at Christmas

11:58 13 November 2012

Lucy Mecklenburgh will be starring in the live episode. File picture: PA Wire

Lucy Mecklenburgh will be starring in the live episode. File picture: PA Wire

PA Wire/Press Association Images

The stars of hit reality show The Only Way Is Essex will star in a special live episode this Christmas.

But show bosses have reportedly put an alcohol ban in place in a bid to avoid any drunken mishaps by the cast who regularly appear out and about in different Essex night-spots in the ITV2 show.

Sam Faiers said: “I’m really excited but so so nervous. It’s going to be an amazing experience. Who knows what will happen... especially in Essex.”

Co-star Mario Falcone said the cast would be “completely out of our comfort zone”.

There will also be a one-off Christmas special on ITV2 the day before the live episode.

Towie’s Lucy Mecklenburgh admitted the nerves would get to her, saying: “I don’t know how we’re going to do it. It’s crazy. Personally I’m just really scared but I know it’s exciting too.”

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

If this adorable thank you card is anything to go by, we can’t wait to see their Christmas card.

Read more

Ed Sheeran and new three-piece Take That will perform on the festive Top Of The Pops specials.

Read more

Cheese has got a bit of an unfair reputation.

Read more

Promoted content

Gamucci is a global leader and premier brand of electronic cigarettes

Gamucci has an electronic cigarette tailored for every need. We have a range of both disposable and rechargeable electronic cigarettes suitable for all adult smokers. And for a limited time, some great discounts.

Paddington

With Christmas comes a host of movies to the big screen, from festive family comedies to action blockbusters. Here is our pick of the best out next month.

Top Stories

Quizzes

Try our fiendishly difficult new Arsenal quiz! Picture: PA

This new quiz will test even the most devoted Arsenal fans’ knowledge...

Read more
How well do you know Shoreditch? (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

From ancient Roman burial ground to bearded hipsters Shoreditch has always had a lot going on. Prove you know more about it than anyone else by taking our quiz:

Read more
Can you name these moustaches?

Movember is upon us once again and men across the country are growing moustaches to raise money to battle prostate cancer.

Read more