Harry Hill is doing a spoof cookery show where he’ll interview celebrities

Mozzarella snowmen, anyone? Harry Hill’s Tea-Time will first air on Sky 1 in autumn this year

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Cookery shows are in for a roasting as Harry Hill creates his own spoof foodie programme. 

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The eight-part series Harry Hill’s Tea-Time will be part cookery show, part chat show. Each week a new celebrity guest will join Hill and his cast of comedy characters to cook some ridiculous dishes — and create all sorts of chaos.

As the guests learn to cook classic, ahem, dishes like ‘mozzarella snowmen’ and ‘sponge-finger prison’, he will interview them and show comical clips from real-life cookery series.

Harry Hill’s Tea-Time is one of three new Sky shows, including Spelling Star, a British spelling talent show which sees children between 9 and 13 compete to be the wordiest of them all.

And this year will also see a Sky Arts series in which famous authors, actors and musicians are taken around the British Library as they delve into their their passions by examining historical and cultural items.

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Presenter Robert Winston, children’s author Julia Donaldson, actor and writer Meera Syal, jazz singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum and poet Benjamin Zephaniah are some of the top names taking the tour.