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LARGER-THAN-LIFE David West is gearing up to tell the world about his unforgettable island holiday.

David, from Copnor will appear on television screens across the nationtonight, as ITV airs its new reality show The 18-30 Stone Holiday.

David West. Picture: Spun Gold Productions

David West. Picture: Spun Gold Productions

Straying from the format of traditional weight-loss shows, the series tells the story of eight Brits who unite during a stay at The Resort – the world’s only hotel custom-built for guests over 30 stone.

As he prepares to be cast under the eyes of the nation, 29-year-old David – who is 18 stone – said: ‘I haven’t seen the final edit for myself yet, but I am really looking forward to watching it on TV for real. This is going to be emotional for people at home.’

The first episode of The 18-30 Stone Holiday will air on ITV1 tonight at 9pm.

You can read our interview with David here.