Watch: Owain Glyndŵr flag features in new I’m a Celebrity teaser
The flag of Owain Glyndŵr, who led Wales in a war of independence, features in the latest trailer to I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here.
The short teaser shows a knight in armour and riding on a horse carrying the historic flag across the uplands of Wales.
The lion on red and gold was carried into battle during the rebellion against the English, with the aim of demonstrating Glyndŵr’s lineage from the princes of Gwynedd who had previously united Wales.
It is similar in design to the flag of Llewelyn ap Gruffydd was the last prince of Wales before Owain Glyndŵr’s declaration in 1400.
I’m a Celebrity will once again be filmed at Gwrych Castle near Abergele in November after continued Covid restrictions ruled out a return to Australia.
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Those said to be taking part currently include presenter Richard Madeley, former Strictly judge Arlene Phillips, soap actor Adam Woodyatt, Corrie star Simon Gregson and gold medal Olympian Tom Daley.
Dr Mark Baker, Chair of the Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust said: “I’m absolutely delighted that I’m A Celebrity has chosen Gwrych Castle to be its UK location for the 2021 series.
“Gwrych Castle is a beautiful grade I listed historic house and a must-see destination for tourists visiting Wales. I’m A Celebrity being here will really help support its ongoing restoration as well as giving the region a much-needed economic boost. We are all very excited to be working with the team again.”
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