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The Masked Singer reveals new cast of characters for series three

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The third series of The Masked Singer will feature celebrities disguised as dazzling chandeliers, colourful poodles and futuristic robobunnies.

The ITV show, in which a panel guesses the identities of mystery stars performing live in disguise, is returning for season three with a new cast of 12 characters.

Snow Leopard (ITV/Bandicoot TV)
Snow Leopard (ITV/Bandicoot TV)

Comedian Joel Dommett will once against host the reality singing competition, which is due to begin in the new year.

Snow Leopard will take to the stage in a green velvet winter jacket, while Firework will debut in an explosive red, orange and yellow costume.

Bagpipes will also represent the pride of Scotland in a red and green tartan number.

Firework (ITV/Bandicoot TV)
Firework (ITV/Bandicoot TV)

Also among the colourful singers is Doughnuts, who will try to sweeten up the judges, while Traffic Cone will try to stop their guessing in its tracks.

The new line-up also includes Mushroom, Lionfish, Panda and Rockhopper the penguin.

Poodle (ITV/Bandicoot TV)
Poodle (ITV/Bandicoot TV)

Presenter Davina McCall, singer Rita Ora, broadcaster Jonathan Ross and comedian Mo Gilligan are returning as the celebrity panel to guess the identities of the disguised stars performing in elaborate costumes in front of them.

Traffic Cone (ITV/Bandicoot TV)
Traffic Cone (ITV/Bandicoot TV)

The first series of The Masked Singer was won by Girls Aloud star Nicola Roberts, who performed as Queen Bee, while singer Joss Stone, who was dressed as Sausage, took the crown during the second season.

Last year’s show also featured celebrities including American singer Ne-Yo, comedian Sue Perkins, Spice Girl Mel B, JLS star Aston Merrygold and former footballer and manager Glenn Hoddle.

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