Marty had previously appeared during the of.
It was also confirmed that Nathan Henry had joined the cast for this series.
Alex also left at the end of the seventeenth season, however, he rejoined the eighteenth season.
After the third series, Gardner and Walker exited the show and auditions were held to find their replacements for the fourth series of Geordie Shore.
He was replaced by Ricci Guarnaccio and Rebecca Walker.
These were Dan, Jay, James, Ricci, Sophie and Kyle not in a certain order.
On 13 August 2013, it was confirmed that Sophie's cousin, Marnie Simpson had joined the cast for Series 7.
Season fifteenth featured the departure of Marty McKenna and Scott Timlin after they were both fired from the show, it was also the last season to feature original cast member Gaz Beadle following his decision to resign.