Former Big Brother contestants Brian Belo, Nikki Grahame and Helen Wood head back into the house

The 'legendary housemates' are back in front of the cameras as part of a Timebomb twist

Tonight’s Big Brother saw the return of three familiar faces – former housemates Brian Belo, Nikki Grahame and Helen Wood – as part of a Timebomb twist. 


The ‘Legendary Housemates’ from Big Brother’s eccentric past entered BB’s Timebomb Bunker during tonight’s fake eviction. The trio will now live in the bunker along with tonight’s ‘evicted’ housemate until Sunday’s Live Big Brother Time Warp Week launch show, when they will enter the house. 

Fans of the show will no doubt recognise the returning faces. Helen Wood, who was first known for her connection to football star Wayne Rooney before entering the house, is back after just one year. The 28-year-old, who describes herself as a salon owner and animal lover on Twitter, won Series 15 in 2014. 

Brian Belo, who famously claimed to have no idea who William Shakespeare was, has also returned to the house. The Essex-born star won series eight of Big Brother in 2007, back when it aired on Channel 4. 

The third housemate to return is Nikki Grahame – famous for her frequent temper tantrums and cries of ‘Who IS she?!’ – who came 5th in her original series, but returned to the house for 2010’s Ultimate Big Brother, coming second to Big Brother 2 winner Brian Dowling. 

Once in the house, the former stars will live alongside BB’s current tenants until the show’s next real eviction, which will take place on Friday 19th. 


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