Celebrity guests check-in to W’s Haunted Hotel

Celeb Haunted Hotel

24 October 2016

Stars checking in include Jamelia, John Thomson, Antony Cotton, Richard Arnold, Sally Lindsay, Matt Johnson and Vogue Williams

The first batch of brave celebrities to check-in to Britain's spookiest hotel in Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live on Thursday night from 9pm has been revealed. Cold Feet star John Thomson with friend and comedian Justin Moorhouse will be joined by singer songwriter and presenter Jamelia, and Olympic gold medalists Jack Laugher and Will Satch.

Amongst those checking-in live over the five nights leading up to and including Halloween, from the worlds of music, sport and showbiz, will be: television presenter and journalist Richard Arnold; Coronations Street's Antony Cotton with professional rugby league player Keegan Hirst; presenter and fitness expert Chloe Madeley with rugby union player and boyfriend James Haskell; actress Sally Lindsay with fellow actress and writer Emma Kennedy; TV host Matt Johnson with model and TV presenter Vogue Williams.

Presenter Christine Lampard with co-hosts Matt Richardson and Jamie East, will be checking in the new pairs of hotel guests nightly, where those brave enough to stay in the ghost-ridden lodgings will be under the control of viewers. The celebrity residents will be voted to take part in nail-biting and riotous live investigations, experiments and group events while exploring each episode's gruesome ghost story theme.

The remaining guests will be announced over W's socials channels across the next few days.

Hotel guests check-in dates

27 October - Jamelia, John Thomson and Justin Moorhouse; Will Satch and Jack Laugher.
28 October - Sally Lindsay with Emma Kennedy; Antony Cotton and Keegan Hirst.
29 October - Chloe Madeley and James Haskell.
30 October - Richard Arnold, Matt Johnson and Vogue Williams.

Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live launches on Thursday 27th October at 9pm for five nights until the grand finale on Halloween - 31st October. Evening catch up show Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live: Do Not Disturb will air at 6pm from Friday 28th October for 4 nights. Watch the action unfold across W's social channels - @LiveOnW, #CelebHauntedHotel.

Notes to editors:

Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live is a brand new entertainment show from W, stripped over five nights combining hilarious celebrity sleepovers, terrifying tasks, gripping ghost stories and edge-of-seat paranormal investigations, all set within a village famous for its ghostly goings-on.

For more information, please contact - Jess Molyneux, Publicist

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