Gogglebox’s Pete and Sophie share the secrets of their infamous mug collection and where to buy bargain cups

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Gogglebox stars Sophie and Pete’s colourful and crazy mug collection is fast becoming almost as famous as they are.

From strawberries and aliens to flamingos, unicorns and even dinosaurs – viewers are always in for a surprise.

But the source of the colourful assortment has remained a mystery – until now.

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Fans of the show were thrilled to learn that they’ve offered an explanation for their renowned collected.

Finally, the public got to the bottom of where Sophie and Pete find their unusual mugs and the answer is a rather famous budget supermarket.

The collection is all from, wait for it, Asda! Sophie and Pete made the admission on Twitter, responding to a nosy fan who wanted answers.

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"@PeteandSophie @Petesandiford my girlfriend loves your mugs where do you get them from?!?" they enquired.

To which Pete, 26, simply shared back: "@asda mate."

Another fan responded: "I'm definitely going to Asda sometime once lockdown as finished to Sophie and Petes amazing mugs."

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Sophie previously shared a picture of the mugs stuffed inside an overflowing cupboard.

She wrote: "We’re going to need a bigger cupboard #mugjenga #dyawantabrew? @sandifordpete."

Indeed, browsing the Asda website there is an amazing collection of quirky mugs, and all costing just £2.50 to £5.


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There is a fox shaped mug that we could absolutely see as part of Sophie and Pete's collection which is currently on sale for £3. Meanwhile, this Eeyore mug is £4.75.

The duo live together which is why were able to continue filming during the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules.

As well as growing up together, these two are best friends and spend a lot of time together which explains their perfect on screen chemistry.

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Sophie was working as a window dresser for Debenhams until it went bust earlier this year while Pete has a job in insurance.

However, 12 hours a week split across two six hour shifts is dedicated to filming Gogglebox.

It's believed show participants are paid an appearance fee of around £1500 per month.

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