Giles and Mary Gogglebox

Mary and Giles fans all have the same reaction as they make Gogglebox announcement

The pair have been on the Channel 4 show since 2015

Gogglebox fans are getting excited about the new series, after a throwback picture of Giles Wood and Mary Killen from more than 30 years ago emerged.

The armchair critics were unrecognisable in the old snap, which was taken in 1990 and shows the TV favourites sitting outside together holding hands.

Both are wearing hats in the snap shared on the Gogglebox fan account.

Fans loved the picture of the stars, who have been on the Channel 4 show since 2015.

And it got them counting down to the new series.

“Love Giles & Mary – really looking forward to seeing them again,” one person posted.

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“Love the throwback pic. Am so looking forward to watching Gogglebox again, we are all in need of laughter right now,” said another.

One fan posted: “Love you two. Been watching Re runs. Can’t wait for next series.”

Giles and Mary on Gogglebox
Giles and Mary are a big hit with Gogglebox viewers (Credit: Channel 4)

“Can’t wait for the daftness to begin,” joked another.

“Oh, thank goodness!!!!!!” exclaimed another fan. “I’ve been waiting (with diminishing patience) for this all Summer! YES.”

Dozens more posted they they “can’t wait” and that they were “looking forward to it”.

When is Gogglebox be back?

The last series of the programme wrapped in August.

So far there is no official word on its return date, but cast members have hinted that it starts this month.

The celebrity version of the show is actually returning to our TV screens later this week (10th September) for a celebrity special for Channel 4’s Black To Front day.

Mary told Giles off for calling Prince Philip 'reptilian'
The new series of Gogglebox reportedly starts this month (Credit: Channel 4)

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How long have Giles and Mary been together?

The couple met when they were 21, when Giles was a student and Mary was a model.

They live in Wiltshire and appear on the hit show together, entertaining fans with their banter and bickering.

Although they have not featured on our screens, the pair have two daughters.

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