Martin Roberts still under the hammer from campmates in the jungle

The tension between Martin Roberts and the other contestants in the I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! jungle does not appear to be abating as he and Larry Lamb took part in a challenge together, much to the latter's disappointment.

In Wednesday night's episode of the ITV reality show, Martin and Larry - who have previously clashed in the camp - were tasked with going fishing to find clues and letters to make up a word in order to win a Dingo Dollar challenge.

Former EastEnders actor Larry did not hide his irritation at being paired with his fellow camper.

Martin Roberts
Martin Roberts (ITV)

He said, in a sarcastic manner: "I'm going to absolutely love having an afternoon's fishing with Martin."

Martin, 53, attempted to make small talk with a seemingly uninterested Larry, 69, as they took turns in trying to catch fish in a small boat on the lake while the other remained on land to solve clues.

They eventually won the challenge and, after the other stars back at camp answered a question correctly, they were awarded scones as a treat.

Homes Under The Hammer host Martin has been a controversial character since entering the jungle, where he has been at the centre of disagreements with the other celebrities.

Larry Lamb
Larry Lamb (ITV)

One such altercation happened between the daytime TV regular and Larry, who lost his cool with Martin and told him to "pipe down" over a discussion about a challenge over the weekend.

During the latest episode the campers received letters from their family members back at home.

Martin's letter, from his wife Kirsty, read: "You've given us so much entertainment, you've had us shouting at the telly, laughing and cringing and crying. Enjoy the nature...enjoy the trees.

"Just know that you are loved more than you can imagine, we can't wait to see you and give you world's biggest hug and for our amazing family to become one again."

Earlier in Wednesday's episode, Larry and Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas had revealed they were not impressed with Martin putting himself forward to partake in a Bushtucker Trial along with Olympian Sam Quek.

Adam said: "Martin was prepared to shoot me down, he just speaks his mind, he can't help himself so when I put myself forward he pointed out I've done loads of trials.

Martin Roberts
Martin Roberts (ITV/Rex/Shutterstock)

"He's done his fair share of trials so I don't know why he's pointing the finger at me. Who do you think you are Martin? He only came back with eight out of 10 last time and he's not even good at them."

Ex-England footballer Wayne Bridge said while in the Bush Telegraph: "I'd love to have a go at it but I couldn't be bothered to enter into a discussion with Martin, he knows what he wants and I thought it would end up in an argument and I couldn't be bothered."

Back in the camp, Larry and Wayne discussed Martin further. Larry agreed with Wayne as he said: "He's doing my nut in."

Straws were drawn to decide who would complete the challenge, meaning Sam and comedian Joel Dommett were faced with the dastardly Wicked Windmill task.

The trial was temporarily halted as a cockroach crawled into Sam's ear in the midst of the challenge, and jungle doctor Medic Bob was called to remove it before they could continue.

Joel and Sam's mission to collect eight stars in eight minutes saw them strapped to sails of a windmill and rotated at speed while answering a series of Australia-based questions.

In typical I'm A Celebrity style, thousands of jungle critters were poured into the capsule they were inside: 15,000 meal worms, 40,000 crickets, 50,000 cockroaches and two green ant nests.

I'm A Celebrity
I'm A Celebrity (ITV)

The contestants won three stars at the end of the trial, leaving Joel "frustrated".

Meanwhile, Larry was seen crying as Diversity dancer Jordan Banjo became the fourth to be eliminated from the show.

The actor said: "That was a bit of a wallop, he is one of the most extraordinary human beings I've ever, ever met in my life. I just love him, he's like another boy of mine, I'm so shocked, I just assumed he would be here and saying goodbye to me."

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