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

2 February 2021, 16:48 | Updated: 12 February 2021, 11:14

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

  1. The Masked Singer series 2: Robin clues

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

    In episode 1, Robin revealed that he:

    - is “fast on their feet” and “ready to go the distance”.

    - The VT featured Albert Square from EastEnders.

    - has been “trained” and has “fighting feet”.

    - “I may be a Robin, but I’ve been known to fly without wings"

    - “I felt like I was in a world of my own.”

    - Spotted with a football

    - He wanted to be a footballer and “represented his country” in red colours

    - The judges need the ‘luck of the Irish’ to guess who he is.

    - They prefer to focus on the things he’s good at to ‘bring the flavour’.

    - They ‘don’t want to waste any time not doing things I love.’

    'Two lies and one truth' clues:

    - “My real name is out of this world.”

    - “This robin’s habitat is more tropical than you think.”

    - “I started performing by doing impressions.”

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

    So far, guesses for Robin have included:

    - Amir Khan

    - Yung Filly

    - Joe Swash

    - Aston Merrygold

    - Westlife singer Nicky Byrne

    - Olly Murs

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