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

29 January 2021, 16:46 | Updated: 12 February 2021, 11:08

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

  1. The Masked Singer series 2: Swan clues

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

    In episode 1, Swan revealed:

    - They are "loyal, strong and independent".

    - They have “the freedom to spread their wings”.

    - They have connections to the ballroom and possibly royalty.

    - “My career has been very honoured.”

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

    Guesses and theories have included:

    - Michelle Visage

    - Kimberly Wyatt

    - Ashley Roberts

    - Darcey Bussell

    - Kym Marsh

  3. The Masked Singer: Swan revealed!

    In episode 3, Swan was officially unmasked, and it was...

    Martine McCutcheon!

    The former EastEnders and Love Actually star surprised everyone, and was unmaked after losing the sing-off against Sausage.

    Martine McCutcheon is Swan!
    Martine McCutcheon is Swan! Picture: ITV

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