Gogglebox: Who is returning as legend quits after 10 years?
Posted by  badge Boss on Sep 08, 2023 - 07:24PM
Gogglebox stars Stephen and Daniel announced this week they were leaving the series (Picture: Channel 4)

This week long-time star Stephen Webb shocked fans when announcing he was .

since its first season back in 2013, he first dished out his opinions alongside former partner Christopher Steed.

After Christopher left the series in 2017, Stephen’s mother Pat Webb took his place from series 10 to 12.

Then the next season his partner Daniel Lustig-Webb joined, appearing on Gogglebox from 2019.

When , the couple said it was ‘the right time to move on and explore other opportunities’ and they’d loved being part of the ‘amazing, funny and heartwarming show’.

While Stephen will no longer be seen, there are still 16 other groups of cast members who will continue sharing opinions on the best and biggest TV events.

The 22nd season of the show is due to hit screens tonight, but if need a bit of a reminder on who you’ll see return, here’s a refresher on the rest of the cast.

Siddiqui family

The Siddiquis have been on the show since 2013 (Picture: ITV)

The Siddiqui family – dad Sid and his three sons Umar, Bassit and Raza – have been appearing on Gogglebox since its first season.

Sid, who worked for the NHS for 37 years, also has two daughters and three sons.

He has been married for almost 40 years and lives in Derby.

Malone family

The Malone family (Picture: Channel 4)

Joining the show in season 4, the Malone family from Manchester includes lorry driver dad Tom and his wife Julie, who signed up alongside their children Shaun and Vanessa.

Jenny Newby and Lee Riley

Jenny and Lee are fan favourites (Picture: Jude Edginton)

Fan favourites Jenny and Lee have been seen on Gogglebox since 2014, with the best friends from Hull so committed to the show that they moved in together to self-isolate and enable filming for the show to continue during the first lockdown in 2020.

Since their debut, they’ve created plenty of memorable moments, one of the most brilliant being Jenny’s dedication to Line of Duty and her efforts to test her detective skills with her ‘H’ notebook.

The pair signed up to the show after Jenny was approached at the Beverley Races Ladies’ Day to take part, however her husband Ray declined the offer to star alongside her.

Giles Wood and Mary Killen

Giles and Mary at their home in Wiltshire (Picture: Channel 4)

One of the longest-standing members of the Gogglebox family, Wiltshire couple Mary Killen and Giles Wood met when they were both just 21 years old and Giles was studying at Wimbledon Art School while Mary worked as a model.

The couple joined the show in 2015 for the fifth series after being approached to take part by a friend in the production team.

Ellie and Izzi Warner

Sisters Ellie and Izzi (Picture: Channel 4)

Sisters Ellie and Izzi have been on the show since 2015.

Based in Leeds, they’ve shared details of their family lives over the years, with Izzi’s children Bobby and Bessie making appearances, while Ellie recently welcomed her son Ezra, who is likely to be seen on this season.

The sisters did take a break from the show in season 19 after Ellie’s boyfriend Nat was left ‘fighting for his life’ after being hit by a car last year, however he’s now recovered.

David and Shirley Griffiths

Dave and Shirley in Caerphilly (Picture: Channel 4)

Husband and wife David and Shirley from Caerphilly in South Wales have been on Gogglebox since 2015.

They’ve been together for over 40 years and have two children – Simon and Gemma.

Plummer family

Brothers Tremaine, Twaine and Tristan in Bristol (Picture: Nick Eagle/ Channel 4)

Bristol brothers Tremaine, Twaine and Tristan Plummer have been on the reality series since 2016 and have also picked up strong social media followings in the years since.

When it comes to their day jobs, Tristan played football for Championship club Bristol City between 2007 and 2010 while Twaine played for Bradford Town and Tremaine hosts a breakfast show on Bristol’s Ujima FM.

Amira and Amani Rota

Amira and Amani on Gogglebox (Picture: Channel 4)

Jokingly describing herself as a ‘full time couch potato’ Amira has appeared on Gogglebox since 2018, first with friend Iqra and now alongside Amani.

Worthington family

The Worthington family on Googlebox (Picture: Channel 4)

The Worthington family is made up of Alison, George, their daughter Helena and her baby, Erwin, with the adults having appeared since 2017.

Despite starring in a show about watching TV, Helena admitted earlier this year that she doesn’t even own her own TV and can only ever tune in when heading to her parents’ house.

Pete and Sophie Sandiford

Siblings Sophie and Pete have been on the show since 2017 (Picture: Channel 4)

One of the most loveable pairings on the show, siblings Pete and Sophie from Blackpool have been on since 2017.

Part of the show’s recent baby boom, Pete announced the arrival of his second child, a girl called Eva, on the show earlier this year.

Pete already shares one-year-old son Jimmy with his wife Paige Yeomans.

Abbie Lynn and Georgia Bell

Abbie and Georgia joined six years ago (Picture: Channel 4)

Friends Abbie and Georgia have been on the show over the past six years.

They are set to return this time around.

Sue and Steve Sheehan

Sue and Steve signed up to Gogglebox four years ago (Picture: Channel 4)

A married couple from South London, Sue and Steve joined Gogglebox in 2019.

While Sue is semi-retired, Steve is a black cab driver, with the pair also sharing two daughters.

Simon and Jane Minty

Simon and Jane have been on Gogglebox since 2021 (Picture: Channel 4)

Surrey siblings Simon and Jane Minty joined the show in 2021.

A disability campaigner, Simon previously expressed his and his sister’s gratitude to be part of the Gogglebox family.

‘We’re so happy to be a tiny part of a lovely, warm, happy television show that only went and won a BAFTA,’ he wrote on social media.

‘You never know what’s coming around the corner.

‘What isn’t in the photo but essential, is all the amazing people who watch the show and enjoy it,’ he wrote.

Ronnie and Annie

Ronnie and Annie (Picture: Channel 4)

Husband and wife Ronnie and Annie from south-east London joined the series two years ago following the deaths of three cast members that same year.

In 2021, Pete McGarry, Mary Cook and Andy Michael passed away, with their respective friends and family – Linda McGarry, Marina Wingrove, and Louis, Alex and Carolyn Michael – later bowing out of the show.

Roisin Kelly and Joe Kyle

Couple Roisin and Joe are based in Glasgow (Picture: PA)

Joining just last year, Glasgow-based couple Roisin and Joe were the first Scots to appear on the show in six years when they signed up.

The young couple have been together for five years and when announcing their appearance for the first time, Roisin wrote on social media: ‘I still cannot quite believe this is happening or that we kept it a secret or that so many people will have seen me looking like a baked bean! Gbox here we come.’

Danielle and Daniella

Danielle and Daniella joined the show in 2022 (Picture: Channel 4)

The other most recent cast members to join the show, friends Danielle and Daniella from Leeds were introduced last year.

The new season of Gogglebox starts tonight at 9pm on Channel 4.