Mary and Marina Gogglebox: Do Mary and Marina live together?

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Mary and Marina have become known on-screen for their friendship after joining the Channel 4 series Gogglebox in 2016. Earlier this year Mary and Marina were absent from the show amid lockdown. However, they returned to the show as the series continued in September.

Do Mary and Marina live together?

Mary and Marina live together in the St Monica Trust retirement village in Bristol.

Earlier this year the pair were absent from the popular TV highlight series after the show continued despite the national lockdown.

At the time the show’s producer, Tania Alexander spoke of why the pair were not able to continue filming.

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She told the Telegraph: “Unfortunately, it was not possible to film with the full cast.

“For example, we took the decision to tell Mary and Marina, who are in their 90s and live in a care home, that we didn’t want them put at any risk, so we should stop filming with them altogether.

“The ladies are safe, and well looked after, but often tell us they dearly miss the crews and the fun they have during filming each week.”

As the new series returned to our screens back in September, so did Mary and Marina.

However, it is not known whether both Mary and Marina will continue to feature within the rest of the series as the nation goes into lockdown again.

Mary and Marina first met each other nine years ago in their retirement village in Bristol.

After meeting the pair soon hit it off and became inseparable.

In 2016, they went on to make their debut on our screens as they joined Gogglebox.

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Mary and Marina have since revealed while talking to the St Monica Trust of how they were scouted for the show.

Marina spoke of how they were approached by a producer while out grocery shopping.

She explained: “I went across to catch the bus down to Asda and this young girl comes up to me and says ‘do you ever watch Gogglebox?’

“I said, ‘well I have done’ and she said ‘do you want to be on it?’ I thought, ‘I’m game for a laugh, like’

“Then she said, “have you got a friend?” And like that, Mary came round the corner on her scooter.”

Mary then added: “I was going shopping, so I asked them if they could wait until we got back.

“They came up to Marina’s flat, held cards up of different famous people and we had to talk about them.”

Gogglebox will continue on Friday on Channel 4 at 9pm.

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