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Celebrity Gogglebox 2022 line-up: Meet the famous telly watchers

Our favourite famous armchair critics are back, alongside some new faces.

Gyles Brandreth and Joanna Lumley
Channel 4
Published: Friday, 22nd July 2022 at 1:22 pm
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It has been another busy week of top-quality TV and our band of Gogglebox celebs will have no shortage of talking points as they talk us through some of the biggest moments.


Celebrity Gogglebox continues on Channel 4 tonight, and we are, as ever, excited to hear what they all thought about this week's TV action.

Carol Vorderman was added to the Gogglebox ranks recently, and she is joined by many other TV-loving famous faces.

They include Nick and Liv Grimshaw, Rylan and his mother Linda, Mo Gilligan and Babatunde Aleshe, and Melanie C and her brother Paul!

Here's everything you need to know about the Celebrity Gogglebox 2022 line-up.

Celebrity Gogglebox 2022 line-up

Carol Vorderman and Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth is no stranger to Celebrity Gogglebox and he has been paired with many big names in the past - including Absolutely Fabulous' Joanna Lumley!

Carol Vorderman is best known for her long stint as 'numbers queen' in Countdown. She has done many things since stepping down from the role, including being the regular host of the Pride of Britain awards and took a trip to the jungle in I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

Sam Ryder and Scott Mills

Sam Ryder and Scott Mills
Sam Ryder and Scott Mills Channel 4

Sam Ryder is making his Celebrity Gogglebox debut fresh from the Eurovision stage alongside semi-finals commentator and BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills.

The singer-songwriter, who rose to fame after making it big on TikTok, came in second place at Eurovision 2022 with his song Space Man, while Scott Mills is best known for hosting a show on BBC Radio 1 since 1998.

Jamali Maddix and Guz Khan

Guz Khan and Jamali Maddix
Channel 4

Stand-up comedian Jamali Maddix is teaming up with Man Like Mobeen star Guz Khan for Celebrity Gogglebox 2022.

Jamali Maddix is a regular guest on Sky's reboot of Never Mind the Buzzcocks and has previously appeared on Taskmaster, while Guz Khan has taken on roles in Army of Thieves, The Bubble, Zapped and Our Flag Means Death.

Big Zuu, Hyder and Tubsey

Big Zuu, Ryder and Tubsey
Channel 4

BAFTA-winner Big Zuu will be sharing the sofa with his Big Eats co-stars Hyder and Tubsey for Celebrity Gogglebox this year.

Big Zuu is best known for hosting Big Zuu's Big Eats, Big Zuu's Breakfast Show and BBC Three's Hungry for It, while his best mates Hyder and Tubsey join him in the kitchen on Big Eats and also host a KISS Fresh show with him.

Fearne Cotton and Gok Wan

Fearne Cotton and Gok Wan
Channel 4

TV presenters Fearne Cotton and Gok Wan are making their Celebrity Gogglebox debut together in tonight's episode.

Fearne Cotton is best known for hosting shows on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2, as well as appearances on Top of the Pops, Celebrity Juice and The Xtra Factor.

While Gok Wan rose to fame when he became the host of How To Look Good Naked and his cooking shows Gok Cooks Chinese and Gok's Chinese Takeaway.

Returning Goggleboxers

Judi Love and Charlene White

Judi Love and Charlene White
Channel 4

Taskmaster's Judi Love will be returning to Celebrity Gogglebox with her Loose Women co-star Charlene White this year.

White is best known for hosting ITV News, while Judi Love is a comedian who's appeared on The Wheel, Strictly Come Dancing and Celebrity MasterChef.

Oti Mabuse and Bill Bailey

Oti Mabuse and Bill Bailey
Channel 4

Strictly Come Dancing winners Oti Mabuse and Bill Bailey are swapping the ballroom for the living room once again in this year's series of Celebrity Gogglebox.

Oti Mabuse left Strictly Come Dancing earlier this year and now hosts Romeo & Duet and appears as a panellist on The Masked Dancer, while Bill Bailey has appeared on This is My House, Travel Man and Worzel Gummidge.

Gyles Brandreth and Dame Joanna Lumley

Gyles Brandreth and Joanna Lumley
Channel 4

While former Conservative MP and presenter Gyles Brandreth previously appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox with Sheila Hancock and Maurren Lipman, this time he's joined by Absolutely Fabulous star Dame Joanna Lumley on his sofa.

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Rylan Clark-Neal and Linda Clark

Celebrity Gogglebox
Channel 4

Originally a contestant on The X Factor, Rylan Clark-Neal soon established himself as a TV presenter and media personality after winning Celebrity Big Brother. He has since hosted This Morning, The Xtra Factor, Supermarket Sweep and Ready Steady Cook. He previously appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox alongside his mother Linda.

Melanie C and Paul

Mel C and Paul
Channel 4

Spice Girl Mel C is throwing down the mic and cosying up on the sofa, alongside her brother Paul, for the new series.

Viewers will be familiar with the singer from her days in the girl group, where she was known as Sporty Spice. She now works as a solo artist, actress, dancer, entrepreneur, television personality and fitness model.

Micah Richards and Jamie Carragher

Celebrity Gogglebox cast
Channel 4

Premiership footballers turned pundits Micah and Jamie will be joining the other armchair critics. Micah played as a right back in the Premier League and English Football League for Manchester City and Aston Villa, and in Serie A for Fiorentina, while Jamie played as a defender for Premier League club Liverpool during his 17-year career.

Denise Van Outen and Duncan James

Denise van Outen and Duncan James
Channel 4

TV presenter and musicals star Denise Van Outen used to appear on Celebrity Gogglebox with her ex-partner, city trader Eddie, however she'll now be joined by Blue's Duncan James.

Mo Gilligan and Babatunde Aleshe

Babatunde and Mo
Channel 4

Comedian Mo Gilligan appears alongside friend and fellow comedian Babatunde Aleshe on Celebrity Gogglebox.

Gilligan hosts The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan on Channel 4, as well as The Big Narstie Show alongside the British rapper. Aleshe has appeared in a number of series, including EastEnders, Law & Order: UK, Doctor Who and Waking the Dead.

Shaun Ryder and Bez

Celebrity Gogglebox

The Happy Mondays stars will return to Shaun Ryder's sofa to film another series of Celebrity Gogglebox.

Speaking to last year, Ryder said filming the show with Bez was "really good fun".

"It's not like a job really, it's just me and him. We've been like that for the best part of 40 years – we sat watching telly and films and commentating on everything when we were on the tour bus."

While both enjoy filming together, Bez has revealed that he's found watching some shows more difficult than others. "The most embarrassing one for us is Naked Attraction. That's the most embarrassing one," he said. "Sat there looking at willies, it's not my favourite thing."

Martin and Roman Kemp

Celebrity Gogglebox

Spandau Ballet's Martin Kemp and his son, Capital Radio DJ Roman, return to watch TV together.

Since rising to fame in the new wave band with his brother Gary, Martin has appeared in EastEnders and The Krays, as well as Celebrity Big Brother and BBC music competition Let It Shine. His 27-year-old son Roman has hosted Capital FM's Breakfast Show since 2014 and finished in third place on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here last year.

Nick and Liv Grimshaw

Radio 1 DJ Grimmy is back on Gogglebox alongside his niece, Liv, who works in fashion. Nick's sister is 11 years older than him, so there is only a 10-year difference between him and Liv - he describes them as more like siblings than uncle and niece, and says the pair are in touch every single day.

Previous Celebrity Goggleboxers

Clara Amfo and Andy

Celebrity Gogglebox cast
Clara Amfo and her brother Andy Channel 4

Former Strictly star Clara Amfo used to give her verdict on the latest television shows alongside her brother Andy.

Clare Balding and Alice Arnold

Celebrity Gogglebox cast
Claire Balding and Alice Arnold Channel 4

Broadcaster Clare Balding and her wife Alice Arnold joined the 2021 line-up but won't be appearing in the 2022 series.

Viewers will recognise Balding from her many presenting gigs, including BBC Sport, Channel 4, BT Sport, and Good Morning Sunday on BBC Radio 2. She is the current president of the Rugby Football League and formerly presented the popular programme.

Kadeena Cox and Adam Gemili

Sport cyclist Kadeena Cox and British sprinter Adam Gemili were part of the celeb Gogglebox cast for 2021.

Jonathan Ross and family

TV Presenter Jonathan Ross joined the Celebrity Gogglebox cast in 2021 along with his daughter Honey and her boyfriend. The news was announced on the official Twitter account.

Martine McCutcheon and James McManus

Actress Martine McCutcheon and her partner James McManus made their Gogglebox debut in July 2021 – however, they won't be appearing in the upcoming season.

McCutcheon is the best known for her role as Tiffany Mitchell in EastEnders.

Andi Oliver and Miquita Oliver

British chef Andi Oliver and her daughter British television presenter joined the Gogglebox cast in July 2021.

Saoirse-Monica Jackson and Jamie-Lee O'Donnell

The Derry Girls returned to our screens last year, with Saoirse-Monica Jackson, who plays Erin, and Jamie-Lee O'Donnell, who plays (*does best Clare impression*) Michelle, joining the Gogglebox sofa.

Olly Alexander and MNEK

It's A Sin and Years & Years star Olly Alexander appeared in last year's series of Celebrity Gogglebox with musician and hit machine MNEK.

The pair collaborated on Years & Years's hit Valentino, while MNEK helped to produce some of the group's songs such as Play and American Boy.

Joel Dommett and Hannah Cooper

The Masked Dancer host Joel Dommett took Celebrity Gogglebox viewers into his home with wife Hannah Cooper, as the couple joined the line-up for the 2021 series.

Lorraine Kelly and Rosie Smith

Lorraine Kelly made her Celebrity Gogglebox debut last year. The chat show host will appear on the Channel 4 show with her daughter Rosie Smith.

Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling

Celebrity Gogglebox

Showbiz couple Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling have been together for about four years now, and this year they welcomed their first child together.

They must already have lots of juicy conversations about Love Island - she's the presenter and he provides the show's hilarious voiceover, so it was no surprise that they provided great entertainment on the show. The duo won't be back for the new series as they'll be busy with Love Island.

Vic Reeves and Jools Holland

Musician and presenter Jools Holland previously appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox 2020 alongside his friend and comedian Vic Reeves.

Holland is best known for hosting Later...with Jools Holland on BBC2 whilst recording a number of album, while Reeves is one-half of the surrealist comedy duo Vic and Bob (with Bob Mortimer) and co-host of Netflix's The Big Flower Fight.

The pair returned to the series on Friday, 23rd June.

Anne-Marie and Tom Jones

The Voice UK coaches Anne-Marie and Sir Tom Jones joined the Celebrity Gogglebox cast for 2021.

The show's official Twitter account announced the news as they shared a photo of the duo on the sofa settling down to watch some TV. They're good at spotting good singers, but what about good TV?

Sunetra Sarker and Georgia Taylor

Celebrity Gogglebox

Ackley Bridge's Sunetra Sarker and actress Georgia Taylor will be returning to the sofa for the new series of Gogglebox. Sarker is known for her roles as Nisha Batra in Brookside, Anji Mittel in No Angels, Zoe Hanna in Casualty and Kaneez Paracha in Ackley Bridge. She also took part in the 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing back in 2014, and was partnered with Brendan Cole.

Many will recognise Taylor from ITV's Coronation Street where she plays Toyah Battersby. Her other roles included: Ruth Winters in Casualty and Kate Barker in the ITV crime series Law & Order: UK.

Chris Eubank Sr and Chris Eubank Jr

Celebrity Gogglebox

Father and son boxing duo Chris Eubank Sr and Chris Eubank Jr swapped the ring for a few nights on the sofa, watching telly, last year. The pair joined the series back in 2019.

Eammon Holmes and Ruth Langsford

Celebrity Gogglebox

This Morning's husband-and-wife presenting duo Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford have become established Gogglebox stars. The couple, who have hosted This Morning since 2006, started dating in 1997 and married 13 years later. They have one son together named Jack and live in Surrey.

Martin Compston, Vicky McClure and Adrian Dunbar

Line of Duty stars Martin Compston (Steve Arnott), Vicky McClure (Kate Fleming) and Adrian Dunbar (Ted Hastings) took a break from filming series six to appear in the Stand Up To Cancer Gogglebox special in 2021.

Aside from the popular BBC One drama, Compston is best known for his roles in The Nest, Victoria and films Mary Queen of Scots and The Aftermath, while McClure has starred in film and TV series This is England, The Replacement and Alex Rider.

John Bishop

Comedian John Bishop previously appeared on the Celebrity Gogglebox sofa. The presenter and comic is best known for hosting The John Bishop Show and appearing in Skins, Who Do You Think You Are? and The Nightly Show.

David Mitchell and Victoria Coren Mitchell

Peep Show's David Mitchell and his wife, Only Connect presenter Victoria Coren Mitchell previously appeared in a Celebrity Gogglebox special.

David, who's best known as half of the comedy duo Mitchell and Webb with Peep Show co-star Robert Webb, has starred in BBC Two's Upstart Crow and is a team captain on Would I Lie To You?, while Victoria is a TV host and professional poker champion, who's appeared on QI, The Great Sport Relief Bake Off and Hypothetical.

Harry and Sandra Redknapp

Couple goals right here! Football manager Harry has been married to Sandra since 1967 and the happy couple have been together for 57 years after originally meeting at a disco. The pair have two sons together, footballer Jamie and model Mark, and Harry melted the nation's hearts with romantic stories during his stint on I'm A Celebrity.

Zoe Ball and Woody Cook

Woody Cook is the son of Radio 2 Breakfast and Strictly: It Takes Two presenter Zoe Ball, and her ex-husband Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim. He competed in Channel 4 reality show The Circle and is starting to make a name for himself in his own right.

Susanna Reid and Judge Rinder

Broadcaster Reid presented BBC Breakfast from 2003 until 2014, when she moved to ITV to co-anchor GMB alongside Piers Morgan. Meanwhile, Rinder is best known for hosting courtroom reality show Judge Rinder and Channel 4's The Rob Rinder Verdict.

Nicola Adams and her partner, Ella Baig

Olympic athelte Nicola Adams made it into the record books, winning gold at London 2012 and becoming the first female boxer to become Olympic champion. After blazing a trail for other women in her sport, she was forced to retire from boxing to protect her eyesight. Now she's able to enjoy the fun side of being well-known and often appears on TV, most recently on a celebrity special of The Great British Bake Off. Her girlfriend, Ella is a beauty blogger.

KSI and S-X

KSI and S-X appear in
Channel 4

YouTuber KSI – real name Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji – has been a big name on the streaming site since 2009 due to his gaming-commentary videos. He has since began a boxing career, famously taking on American YouTuber Logan Paul in 2018. His friend S-X – Samuel Andrew Gumbley – is a record producer and songwriter from Wolverhampton, who has worked with Childish Gambino, KSI and Lil Baby.

Jamie Theakston and Ashley Roberts

Heart Radio presenter Jamie Theakston and Ashley Roberts previously appeared together on Celebrity Gogglebox.

Roberts is best known for being a member of pop group The Pussycat Dolls and since competing on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here in 2012 and Strictly Come Dancing, she has developed a successful presenting career in the UK. TV host Jamie Theakston previously presented Top of the Pops and now hosts Heart UK's Breakfast show with Amanda Holden.

Johnny Vegas and Bev Dixon

Benidorm star Johnny Vegas appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox alongside his PA and friend Bev Dixon. Vegas has appeared in BBC comedy Ideal, Still Open All Hours and Good Omens.

Nigel Havers and Denis Lawson

Actor and presenter Nigel Havers joins fellow actor Denis Lawson on the Celebrity Gogglebox sofa this series.

Havers, who appeared in coronation Street and Don't Wait Up, now presents The Bidding Room on BBC One, while Lawson, whose nephew is A-lister Ewan McGregor, has starred in New Tricks and the original Star Wars trilogy.

Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash

ITV's golden couple, Joe and Stacey, seem like a match made in showbiz heaven. He often appears with her on Loose Women specials, and the pair have both won I'm A Celebrity. They have a son together, Rex, and live with Stacey's two other children from previous relationships.

Emilia Fox and Joanna David

While Emilia Fox initially appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox alongside her cousin Laurence Fox, in later series she brought her mum Joanna David on the show.

Fox is best known for her roles in The Pianist, Silent Witness, Rebecca and Pride and Prejudice, while her mother, who has been married to fellow actor Edward Fox since 2004, has appeared in Miss Marple, Death in Paradise and Inspector Morse among other titles.

Celebrity Gogglebox is on Channel 4 on Fridays at 9pm. To find out what else is on, check out our TV Guide or visit our Entertainment hub for all the latest news.


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