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The Only Way is Essex is in Marbella for The Only Way is Marbs

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The Only Way is Essex (opens in new tab) is invading Marbella and there's just as much drama, rows and romance in The Only Way is Marbs.

The cast of ITV2 show The Only Way is Essex have packed their bags and left the Sugar Hut behind for a nice holiday in Marbella, only it's not going to be smooth sailing for the stars, obviously. There’s just as much drama, rows and romance in The Only Way is Marbs.

To start with, the first episode shows Gemma Collins (opens in new tab) paying a visit to a heavily pregnant Billie Faiers (opens in new tab) before making a grand entrance at the villa in the Spanish resort, reports the Mirror.

There's trouble in paradise for Gemma's BFFs Bobby and Harry as Bobby storms off when Gemma suggests she is keeping secrets about Harry. When Harry tries to clear the air with Bobby, he breaks down.

Likewise, Lydia Bright (opens in new tab)’s return to the show is full of drama when, after months of anticipation, her ex, James "Arg" Argent (opens in new tab), comes face to face with her at dinner. But when the subject of his infidelity arises, the emotion of the reunion becomes too much for Lydia.

Two new girls will make their debut on the show, but Grace and Georgia don’t seem thrilled to meet newcomers Imogen and Robyn.

Chloe Sims settles into her relationship with Elliot Wright (opens in new tab), while Lauren Pope (opens in new tab) introduces friend Vas to the gang, but as she and Chloe attempt to discuss their bitter fall-out, is there any way back for the former best friends?

Also, Ferne McCann (opens in new tab) and Charlie Sims (opens in new tab) are back together - but for how long? As a mysterious video comes to light of Ferne in Las Vegas, a tearful Ferne tries to explain herself to Charlie…

The Only Way Is Marbs (opens in new tab), ITV2, Sunday, June 22, 10.00pm