Aired Tuesday May 4, 2:05pm - 3:10pmon ITV BE

The Only Way Is Essex

Series 12 Episode 1: The Only Way Is Marbs

Following the Essex gang on their annual jaunt to Marbella, the glamorous gals and guys are back in their Spanish home from home for plenty of partying, sun, sea and drama, as well as all the usual gossip and romance. Will Chloe and Lauren kiss and make up after falling out over Mario? Will Charlie and Fern's relationship still be going strong? How will Lydia's return to the scene be affecting Gemma and Arg's friendship?

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Cast and crew
  • Samantha Faiers
  • Jessica Wright
  • Denise Van OutenNarrator
  • Joey Essex
  • Lucy Mecklenburgh
  • James Argent
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