20 big names sign up for The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer

‘The Great British Bake Off’ tent is welcoming 20 celebrity bakers for five episodes of ‘The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer’ which will air on for Channel 4 later this year.

In each episode, four big names will battle it out over three rounds in a bid to be crowned Star Baker.

The stars facing the signature, technical and show-stopper challenges are: actor Martin Kemp; comedians Harry Hill, Joe Lycett, Lee Mack, Tim Minchin and Alan Carr; comedian, actor and presenter Griff Rhys Jones; comedian, writer and actress Roisin Conaty; presenter Nick Hewer; broadcaster Melanie Sykes; Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox; journalist and presenter Bill Turnbull; Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party Ruth Davidson;‘Made in Chelsea’ reality TV star Jamie Laing; actress, author and host/creator of the YouTube channel Hatching Change Teri Hatcher; TV presenter Stacey Solomon; singer songwriter Ricky Wilson; Diversity street dancer Perri Kiely; TV singer Ella Eyre; and comedian and actor Aisling Bea.

Bake Off judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood will be judging the celebrities’ efforts, and Bake Off hosts Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig will be providing tea and sympathy for the contestants in the pressure-filled tent.

Stand Up To Cancer is a joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4, which returns this year with a variety of fundraising activities and a series of special programming on Channel 4.

The broadcaster said the initiative ‘will culminate in a fantastic night of TV on Channel 4 this autumn’.

 

l-r: Bake Off judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood, with Bake Off hosts Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig

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