Paul, Prue, Sandi and Noel are heading back to the glorious Great British Bake Off tent for a five-part celebrity charity contest. Here’s how to watch the new series, what to expect, and which celebrities are taking part…
What time is The Great British Bake off Celebrity special on TV?
The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer continues on Tuesday 20th March at 8pm on Channel 4.
What’s the format?
Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding will be back on hosting duties and, over five episodes, judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith will set 15 new baking challenges designed to push the celebrities to their limits.
Only one celebrity per episode will be awarded the coveted star baker apron.
The contestants are baking to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer, a joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4.
Which celebrities are competing in episode three?
Actor, comedian, musician and director Tim Minchin takes a break from creating hit musicals such as Matilda and Groundhog Day. He’ll be competing along with leader of the Scottish Conservative party Ruth Davidson, Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing, and singer Ella Eyre.
Who else is appearing on the show this year?
The full list of celebrity contestants is – deep breath – Harry Hill, Martin Kemp, Roisin Conaty, Bill Turnbull, Alan Carr, Tim Minchin, Joe Lycett, Aisling Bea, Nick Hewer, Perri Kiely, Teri Hatcher, Griff Rhys Jones, Ella Eyre, Kadeena Cox, Ruth Davidson, Jamie Laing, Lee Mack, Stacey Solomon, Melanie Sykes and Ricky Wilson.
Is there a trailer?
Yes there is, and it features Paul getting a pie in the face…