The Masked Singer UK: Who is Badger? Clues and theories for series 2

2 February 2021, 16:50 | Updated: 12 February 2021, 11:07

The Masked Singer UK: Who is Badger? Clues and theories for series 2
The Masked Singer UK: Who is Badger? Clues and theories for series 2. Picture: ITV

By Tom Eames

The Masked Singer is back in the UK for a second series! But which celebrities will be behind the elaborate costumes?

After a hugely popular first series in early 2020, the guessing game is back for series 2 on ITV.

First airing on Boxing Day 2020, The Masked Singer will continue into early 2021 with 12 more famous faces singing classic tunes for judges Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall, Rita Ora and new member Mo Gilligan, alongside host Joel Dommett.

Series 1 featured celebrities and singers including Jason Manford, Denise Van Outen, Katherine Jenkins, CeeLo Green, Jake Shears and winner Nicola Roberts.

As each episode passes, we'll look at the theories and clues behind each mask, including Badger:

  1. The Masked Singer series 2: Badger clues

    The Masked Singer UK: Who is Badger? Clues and theories for series 2
    The Masked Singer UK: Who is Badger? Clues and theories for series 2. Picture: ITV

    So far, Badger hass revealed:

    - He is used to being anonymous

    - He is not easily recognised on the street

    - Could be into motorbikes

    - “I see things like a virtual world!”

    - He was “shy” growing up and kept his talent hidden

    - Had an Australian cork hat in his workshop.

    - He comes from a very big family.

    - His family are very creative, with Badger being introduced to his ‘gift’ by his mother when he was younger.

    'Two lies and one truth' clues:

    - “I’m good at dodging furniture.”

    - “When working, I’m often found in green.”

    - “Strictly speaking, dancing is something I’m known for.”

  2. The Masked Singer series 2: Badger guesses and theories

    So far, guesses for Badger have included:

    - Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay

    - Andy Serkis

    - Ne-Yo

    - Will Young

The Masked Singer UK series 2 contestants for 2021:

- Alien - unmasked as Sophie Ellis-Bextor in week 1

- Seahorse - unmasked as Mel B in week 2

- Swan - unmasked as Martine McCutcheon in week 3

- Grandfather Clock - unmasked as Glenn Hoddle in week 4

- Bush Baby - unmasked as John Thomson in week 5

- Viking - unmasked as Morten Harket in week 6

- Blob - unmasked as Lenny Henry in week 6

- Dragon - unmasked as Sue Perkins in week 7

- Harlequin - unmasked as Gabrielle in week 7

- Robin

- Sausage

- Badger