Celebrity MasterChef: Everything you need to know about the upcoming series

Megan Sutton
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From Good Housekeeping

BBC One has announced the 20 celebrities taking part in the upcoming series of Celebrity MasterChef, which was filmed before the coronavirus pandemic and is set to air this summer.

The likes of Dom Littlewood, John Barnes and Judy Murray will be cooking up a storm in the hopes of impressing judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode, it's been revealed in a post on social media.

The BBC has also shared an air date for the upcoming series. We know the first set of celebrities will take to the kitchen on Wednesday 1 July, with the show then airing on Friday 3 July.

Celebrity MasterChef 2020: The contestants

The full line-up is as follows:

Judy Murray - Tennis coach

Myles Stephenson - Singer and I'm A Celebrity star

Judi Love - Stand-up comedian and Loose Women panellist

Gethin Jones - TV presenter

Phil Daniels - Actor

Shyko Amos - Actor

Pete Wicks - Reality TV star

Lady Leshurr - Singer

John Barnes - Former footballer and pundit

Dom Littlewood - TV presenter

Baga Chipz - RuPaul's Drag Race UK star

Amar Latif - TV presenter

Thomas Skinner - The Apprentice contestant

Riyadh Khalaf - YouTube star

Sir Matthew Pinsent - Former Olympic rower

Karen Gibson - Kingdom Choir conductor

Felicity Montagu - Actor

Crissy Rock - Actor and comedian

Jeff Brazier - TV presenter

Sam Quek - Former Olympic hockey player

"The 20 celebrities who've taken up the MasterChef challenge this year are an exciting, ambitious and brave bunch," said commissioning editor for the BBC, Carla-Maria Lawson.

"There's been no holding back in their pursuit of the coveted Celebrity MasterChef title and their efforts will be a real treat for viewers in the BBC One summer schedule."

Celebrity MasterChef 2020: Air date

The new series begins on Wednesday 1 July at 9pm on BBC One, with the show then airing on Friday 3 July at 7.30pm and 8.30pm. Expect a similar broadcast pattern in the following weeks.

Celebrity MasterChef airs this summer on BBC One.

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