The highly-anticipated new series of Love Island is set to kick off on ITV on June 28.
And the show’s narrator Iain Stirling teased that he could already be in Mallorca where the show is based as he shared a snap of him and wife Laura Whitmore’s personalised water bottles on Monday.
The comedian, 33, took to Instagram to share with fans the picture of the bottles together with their names printed on them against a sunny looking background.
Exciting: Love Island’s Iain Stirling and Laura Whitmore have sparked speculation they’re already in Mallorca ahead of new series as they shared a snap of personalised water bottles in the sun on Monday (pictured in South Africa during last year’s series)
Iain didn’t specify if he had landed on the island yet but did send fans wild with the caption that read: ‘Not long now…’.
A representative for Iain and ITV have been contacted by MailOnline for a comment.
Contestants are given their own personalised bottles when they enter the villa and it appears the pair have their own too.
Yay! The comedian, 33, took to Instagram to share with fans the picture of the bottles together with their names printed on them with a sunny looking background
Iain will once again be narrating the upcoming series while his wife Laura, 36, will be back presenting for the second time after making her debut on last January’s South Africa series.
The pair will have to juggle their work commitments with parenting as they only recently welcomed their first child.
The new snap sent fans of the show into a frenzy with one commenting under the post: ‘There’s palm trees! I’m so excited!!’
Another said: ‘My life will be whole again,’ while third wrote: ‘The nation needs this.’
She’s back! It comes after on Sunday, Love Island 2021 released its latest trailer, as sexy singletons flood the streets of London ahead of another summer of romance
A fourth penned: ‘I CANT WAIT !!!!’
It comes after on Sunday, Love Island 2021 released its latest trailer, as sexy singletons flood the streets of London ahead of another summer of romance.
The advert saw host Laura slip into a plunging red jumpsuit while Iain declared ‘this is not a drill!’ as a slew of bikini-clad beauties celebrated the show’s return.
As the trailer came to a close, it confirmed reports that the series, which is set to be filmed at the famous villa in Mallorca despite Covid restrictions, will return to ITV later this month.
Stars: Iain will once again be narrating the upcoming series while his wife Laura, 36, will be back presenting for the second time after making her debut on last January’s South Africa series (pictured in the villa)
Series seven of the popular ITV2 show kicks off this June, with builders recently seen working at the Majorcan villa usually used for the show.
The new tag line for the show, ‘This is not a drill’, comes after last year’s season was postponed due to the pandemic.
ITV have yet to make an official announcement about where the dating show will be filmed, though a source recently told The Sun: ‘Love Island bosses are determined to return to the villa this summer and have worked hard to make it happen.
‘Although they are confident the series will go ahead in the original location, there are still concerns over rules suddenly changing. However, at the moment it’s looking good.’
About time! The new tag line for the show, ‘This is not a drill’, comes after last year’s season was postponed due to the pandemic (pictured is host Laura)
Signs are also on the site, according to eyewitnesses, speculating coronavirus safety measures.
Love Island has had ‘more applications than ever’ with over 1,000 singletons already interviewed amid the show’s current selection process for the 2021 series.
ITV commissioner, Amanda Stavri, teased the upcoming series in a new interview and revealed that the team are all ‘very pleased’ with the potential line-up.
Speaking to RadioTimes, the Love Island boss said: ‘There’s been more applications than ever. They’ve whittled it down and we’re all very pleased.
‘We’ve got a big sort of pool at the moment and we need to sort of work out who to put in the opening line-up and who sort of to hold back, you know as a bombshell – we need the bombshells.’
Elsewhere during the interview, the ITV commissioner promised the 2021 line-up will be ‘diverse and inclusive’.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez recently confirmed that British holidaymakers can enter the country, which is currently on the government’s amber list, meaning that travel obstacles for the show have been lifted.
Contracts for this year’s Love Island did have Majorca written into them, although back-up options, such as Jersey and Cornwall, were on the table in case Covid travel restrictions meant Spain was off-limits.
Luxury: Series seven of the popular ITV2 show kicks off this June, with builders recently seen working at the Majorcan villa (pictured) usually used for the show