Bolton actress and social media influencer Helen Flanagan will be back on our screens as she stars in the 13th series of Celebs Go Dating.

Helen has revealed the ‘ very exciting’ news on her Instagram page that she is set to be one of six new celebrities hoping to receive help in the romance department from the Celebs Go Dating Agency.

The mum of three, who was previously engaged to footballer Scott Sinclair, will be joined by former Gogglebox star Stephen Webb, Married At First Sight UK's Ella Morgan, Love Island star Chris Taylor, Tristan Phipps from Made in Chelsea and actress and singer Jamelia.

In the series, the celebs will be seeking the help of agents Anna Williamson, Paul Brunson and Dr Tara.

Celebs Go Dating revealed in a social media post that “we’re hard launching our Series 13 celebrities! Celebs Go Dating coming soon.”

In their video Helen alongside the other celebrities share a snippet about themselves, she said, referencing her time on Coronation Street: “I’m a single mum, who’s going to walk me down the cobbles?”

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After the news was announced, Helen also took to her own socials wearing a stunning red satin gown.

The former Corrie Street star shared a dazzling video of herself in the dress smiling into the camera to share the news.

She said: “Very excited to be joining the agency this summer.”

People were quick to comment on her post with their excitement and complimenting the 33 ye33-year-older looks, with one follower saying, ‘looking so very beautiful Helen’.

Other celebrities also took to the comments section of her Instagram post.

Kimberly Hart-Simpson, an actress who is currently on Coronation Street playing Nicky Wheatley, commented: “Yesssss mate you are going to have the best time.”

Ella Morgan who will be featuring in the same series of Celebs Go Dating commented: “Omg I think I wanna date you.”

And former TOWIE star Lydia Bright commented: “Can’t wait to watch you.”

Following the success of its previous series, which garnered a staggering 95 million views across various social platforms, the show continues to captivate audiences.

Since its inception in January 2016, Celebs Go Dating has consistently ranked among E4’s top ten shows for streaming views from 16–34-year-olds, solidifying its status as a fan-favourite.

According to Lime Pictures, the company who produces the show, the upcoming series promises to deliver an exhilarating mix of dates, mixers, and newfound romances as the new celeb singletons embark on a quest to find their perfect match, guided by the dating agents.

Rebecca Kenny-Smith, Director of Programming, Unscripted, Lime Pictures, said: “We are thrilled to announce another series commission of Celebs Go Dating with Channel 4.

“The success of CGD as a brand is not to be ignored, and for us to see such huge success in such a competitive market is great testament to the brand and its loyal fans.

“Series 13 is going to be the biggest test yet for the celebs, as we set out to ramp up the dates by putting celebrities through their paces as they get closer to finding love.”

Channel 4 Entertainment Commissioning Editor, Genna Gibson said: “Celebs Go Dating is an absolute streaming favourite amongst our young audiences and I’m so looking forward to them seeing a whole bunch of new lovelorn celebs getting struck into the world of dating in true CGD style. Our 13th series is set to be a one not to miss!”

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