Reality TV: 19 Wigan stars of Love Island, The Apprentice, X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and more

Reality and talent show television remains one of the genres of entertainment which provide national talking points.

Whether it’s the stomach-churning challenges on I’m a Celebrity, surprising acts on talent shows or vying to be Alan Sugar’s right-hand man or woman, these types of programmes are often a conversation starter.

And Wigan has had its fair share of stars appearing on these types of show.

Here’s a look back at a few people from the borough who have gained or enhanced their fame on reality and talent programmes.