Big Brother (British TV series)

British version of the Big Brother television series

Big Brother is a reality television series in the United Kingdom which began in 2000. It was a version of the Big Brother franchise. Contestants must complete challenges while living in a house full of cameras.

In some series the house is in London; in some series it is in Hertfordshire. In some series, the housemates are celebrities. From 2000-2010, it was shown on Channel 4 and was presented by Davina McCall; from 2011-2018, it was shown on Channel 5 and was presented by Emma Willis. In 2022, It was announced there will be another series shown on ITV2 and ITVX which will be shown in 2023

Series details and winnersEdit

Channel 4 (2000–2010)Edit

Series Launch date Finale date Days Housemates Winner Prize money
Big Brother 1 18 July 2000 15 September 2000
64
11
Craig Phillips £70,000
Big Brother 2 25 May 2001 27 July 2001 Brian Dowling
Big Brother 3 24 May 2002 26 July 2002
14
Kate Lawler
Big Brother 4 23 May 2003 25 July 2003
13
Cameron Stout
Big Brother 5 28 May 2004 6 August 2004
71
Nadia Almada £63,500
Big Brother 6 27 May 2005 12 August 2005
78
16
Anthony Hutton £50,000
Big Brother 7 18 May 2006 18 August 2006
93
22
Pete Bennett £100,000
Big Brother 8 30 May 2007 31 August 2007
94
23
Brian Belo
Big Brother 9 5 June 2008 5 September 2008
93
21
Rachel Rice
Big Brother 10 4 June 2009 4 September 2009
22
Sophie Reade £71,320
Big Brother 11 9 June 2010 24 August 2010
77
21
Josie Gibson £100,000

Channel 5 (2011–2018)Edit

Series Launch date Finale date Days Housemates Winner Prize money
Big Brother 12 9 September 2011 11 November 2011
64
15
Aaron Allard-Morgan £50,990
Big Brother 13 5 June 2012 13 August 2012
70
17
Luke Anderson £50,000
Big Brother 14 13 June 2013 19 August 2013
68
14
Sam Evans £100,000
Big Brother 15 5 June 2014 15 August 2014
77
19
Helen Wood
Big Brother 16 12 May 2015 16 July 2015
66
18
Chloe Wilburn £116,100
Big Brother 17 7 June 2016 26 July 2016
50
193
Jason Burrill £70,000
Big Brother 18 5 June 2017 28 July 2017
54
22
Isabelle Warburton £65,000
Big Brother 19 14 September 2018 5 November 2018
53
22
Cameron Cole £100,000

SpecialsEdit

Series Launch date Finale date Days Housemates Winner Channel
Teen Big Brother 13 October 2003 17 October 2003
10
8
Paul Brennan Channel 4
Big Brother Panto 20 December 2004 5 January 2005
11
10
E4
Ultimate Big Brother 24 August 2010 10 September 2010
18
14
Brian Dowling Channel 4

Other websitesEdit