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Through the Keyhole goes to Hollywood in new series, reveals Keith Lemon

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Keith Lemon (opens in new tab) has revealed celebrities are no different from Joe Public when it comes to hoarding junk in their spare room, and admitted he would love to have a snoop round Simon Cowell (opens in new tab)’s house.

The madcap TV presenter is back for a second series of ITV’s Through The Keyhole, where he tours mystery homes belonging to the rich and famous, and asks an all-star panel to guess who they belong to.

But Keith admits he doesn’t have access to every nook and cranny.

“There’s always a door that’s locked. Normally it’s not because it’s a sex den - it’s usually a junk room,” says Keith.

“And with a couple of the houses, the homeowners were still there. That was weird. One of our team would take them for a pub lunch and keep them there all day while we were filming in the house, because otherwise it’s too difficult.”

Celebrities who opened their doors to the cameras in series one included The Great British Bake Off’s Mary Berry (opens in new tab), X Factor judge Louis Walsh (opens in new tab) and Splash actress Daryl Hannah (opens in new tab).

“I’m blowing my own trumpet, but I think this series is better than the last,” says Keith. “We went to Los Angeles to do a few houses - they were really Hollywood-style houses.”

But Keith is clear who his dream celebrity home would belong to.

“Simon Cowell’s would be amazing. Our show comes on straight after The X Factor, so it would be great to do an X Factor Through The Keyhole special.”

Through The Keyhole (opens in new tab), ITV, Saturday, August 30, 9.25pm.