The countdown to the show's return is on, after the first promo for the first-ever winter version of the ITV2 dating series aired on Monday (December 2) during an episode of I'm a Celebrity.

The cheeky teaser is admittedly only ten seconds long, showing a small plane flying over a mystery Islander with a banner that reads: "Do one, winter."

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Love Island presenter Caroline Flack has recently confirmed that she is starting pre-production work on the winter spin-off by dropping some hints about what viewers can expect.

Though not much is known about the Islanders who will be heading to the new villa in South Africa, this past summer's Islander Joanna Chimonides has hinted that she'd like to return with a big change in strategy.

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"I'd do it but I'd be a bit more of a bitch," she revealed on FUBAR Radio. "I think I walked on egg shells a lot when I was in there. I just didn't know where to stand and normally I'm not like that."

Jeremy Clarkson's daughter Emily has also ruled herself out of the spin-off, insisting she'd turned down an offer from ITV2 because she didn't "want to be the token 'fat one'".

Love Island returns in winter 2020 on ITV2, and you can catch up on the show via ITV Hub.

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