Thursday 22 March 2018

Clark takes on MasterChef challenge

Rylan Clark is to appear on Celebrity MasterChef
Rylan Clark is to appear on Celebrity MasterChef

Reality show royalty Rylan Clark is heading into the kitchen to take part in the new series of Celebrity MasterChef.

The star, who shot to fame in The X Factor before winning Celebrity Big Brother and now co-hosting the show, will be joined by famous faces including Keith Chegwin, Chesney Hawkes and Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding.

Also picking up the pans are Strictly Come Dancing star Natalie Lowe and the show's former judge A rlene Phillips.

The line-up for the BBC One show, hosted by John Torode and Gregg Wallace, includes actress Amanda Donohoe, Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt and comic Syd Little.

Also featured are actors Scott Maslen, Sheree Murphy, Tish Potter, Craig Gazey, singer Mica Paris and Tom Parker from The Wanted along with TV presenters Sam Nixon; Andy Akinwolere, Yvette Fielding, journalist Samira Ahmed and paralympian Danny Crates.

Executive producer Carla-Maria Lawson said: "This year's intake of celebrities are amongst the most skilled to brave the MasterChef challenge. Their culinary journey makes for a thoroughly entertaining and thrilling ride."

The 12 episode show will see the celebrities face invention tests and have to cook for its hosts and work with professional chefs.

Previous winners include Lisa Faulkner, Jayne Middlemiss and Matt Dawson.

Press Association

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