Who is Robin on The Masked Singer? Celebrity identity clues and theories revealed

9 January 2021, 19:23 | Updated: 22 January 2021, 16:36

Polly Foreman

By Polly Foreman

Who is Robin on The Masked Singer? Find out all the clues and theories so far...

We have wonderful news for fans of probably the wildest show on TV - The Masked Singer UK is in full swing.

Read more: The Masked Singer UK characters unveiled - with hints about who they are

Joel Dommett has returned to host the show, with Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross all reprising their roles on the panel, alongside newcomer Mo Gilligan.

One of the mystery celebs performing is Robin - here's what we know about who could be behind the mask...

Robin was first to perform on the new series of The Masked Singer
Robin was first to perform on the new series of The Masked Singer. Picture: ITV

Who is Robin?

Robin gave away a number of handy clues during their first appearance on episode one.

Speaking in their VT, Robin said: "I'm the robin and "I'm here to play.

"I'm ready to go the distance, think you can keep up?

"I'm trained and now I'm fighting fit for The Masked Singer. My costume is pretty fly.

"Tonight, nobody is gonna knock this Robin off its perch."

Dropping another hint after his performance, Robin said: "I may be a Robin, but I have been known to fly without wings."

Robin is competing on The Masked Singer
Robin is competing on The Masked Singer. Picture: ITV

Viewers on Twitter had a number of theories about the identity of Robin, including Olly Murs, Aston Merrygold and Joe Swash.

Read more: Mark Wright 'exposes' Olly Murs as The Masked Singer's Robin: 'I think we've got him!'

Before Robin's second performance, he said: "I had so much fun out there, I felt like I was in a world of my own.

"Sport has always bene a huge part of my life.

"If I wasn't on the athletics track I'd be out in the pitch for kick around. It's safe to know I always knew I'd be a footballer.

"Being out on the field takes a lot of co-ordination, it's like a sort of dance.

"I've really puffed out my chest in pride when I've represented my country."

He also hinted that he could have played in a red shirt while playing football, indicating he could have played for Manchester United or Liverpool.

After his second performance, Robin gave 'two lies and a truth' about his identity.

These were:

"My real name is out of this world.

"This Robin's Habitat is more tropical than you think.

"I started performing by doing impressions."

Joel Dommett said in the run-up to the show airing that he thought he guessed Robin's identity, saying: "I really enjoyed interacting with Robin. I felt like I knew who it was…and maybe I did. You’ll have to wait and see. Interestingly, last year I really thought I knew one of them and it turned out not to be them."

What are Robin's Odds?

Betfair's odds on who is behind the mask are as follows:

Aston Merrygold: 4/7

Olly Murs: 9/2

Shane Byrne: 8/1

Roman Kemp: 12/1

Bruno Mars: 18/1

Read more: Which celebrities are on The Masked Singer? Full list of odds

Who else has been revealed in The Masked Singer?

Find out who has been unmasked so far here.

Who are the other Masked Singer contestants?

See below for the full list of Masked Singer contestants.







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Who is hosting The Masked Singer UK?

Joel Dommett is the host of the series.

Speaking about the new series, Joel said: "I’m really excited for this year because I think now people understand what it is and understand that we’re not taking it seriously, I think it’s going to be great. Last year all my tweets at the start were ‘what IS this?!’ And five minutes later those turned to ‘Oh my god I’m addicted!’ comments."

Who is on The Masked Singer panel?

Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross are all reprising their roles, with Mo Gilligan stepping in to replace Ken Jeong.

Speaking about his new role, comedian Mo said in a statement: "I haven’t ever been part of any family show. I grew up watching family entertainment shows on ITV like Gladiators, Blind Date so to be asked to be part of this really cool family show - and also a show where it’s a really cool guessing game - I was straight off I would love to be part of this. It’s a really feel-good family show, it’s just a fun guessing game and it’s been great to join the Detectives as we call ourselves."

Which Celebrities took part in the first series?

- Patsy Palmer (Butterfly)

- Jason Manford (Hedgehog)

- Katherine Jenkins (Octopus)

- Justin Hawkins (Chameleon)

- Nicola Roberts (Queen Bee)

- Teddy Sheringham (Tree)

- Alan Johnson (Pharaoh)

- CeeLo Green (Monster)

- Kelis (Daisy)

- Skin (Duck)

- Jake Shears (Unicorn)

- Denise Van Outen (Fox)


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