James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley join The Great Celebrity Bake Off
Staff Reporter | On 29, Jan 2021
James McAvoy and Daisy Ridley are among the famous faces about to pick up a rolling pin and enter the Bake Off tent, as The Great Celebrity Bake Off returns to Channel 4 this spring.
Across five new episodes 20 stars from the worlds of entertainment, sport, music and film will roll up their sleeves and switch on their mixers to do their bit in support of Stand Up To Cancer.
The stars lining their baking tins in the Bake Off tent are BAFTA winning and Golden Globe nominated actor James McAvoy, Star Wars star Daisy Ridley, double Olympic Champion, Dame Kelly Holmes, actor and comedian John Bishop, documentary maker and author Stacey Dooley, comedian and presenter Tom Allen, comedian, author, screenwriter and television presenter David Baddiel, Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall, internet celebrity KSI,TV presenter and Paralympian Ade Adepitan MBE, author and broadcaster Philippa Perry, broadcaster Nick Grimshaw, comedian Rob Beckett, singer-songwriter Alexandra Burke, TV personality Anneka Rice, actor Reece Shearsmith, musician Dizzee Rascal, multi-platinum selling artist, Anne-Marie, singer-songwriter Nadine Coyle and comedian, writer, presenter and actress Katherine Ryan.
Each episode will see four celebrities battle it out over three challenges, showing off their baking prowess in a bid to be awarded the coveted Star Baker apron. Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood will once again judge each bake, while Matt Lucas will serve as solo presenter.
Since its launch in the UK in 2012, Stand Up To Cancer has raised over £62 million for Cancer Research UK to fund 55 clinical trials and projects involving 11,000 cancer patients across the country. To get involved donate at channel4.com/su2c or sign up to fundraise at standuptocancer.org.uk.