BBC One announces contestants taking part in Celebrity Best Home Cook



BBC One is delighted to announce that Best Home Cook is to return for a third series, this time with an added ingredient: celebrities.

Presenter Claudia Winkleman will once again preside over proceedings, and Mary Berry, Angela Hartnett and Chris Bavin will be there to judge the results.

Celebrating the very best of home cooking, ten stars from the worlds of sport, TV and comedy will cook their hearts out with one goal: to serve up brilliant and tasty food to impress the judges and be crowned Celebrity Best Home Cook. They may be stars in their own worlds but now only one thing counts - can they cook? Who will sizzle and shine? Who will crash and burn?

The celebrities are:

Broadcaster and former Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls
Reality TV star, Ferne McCann
Don’t Take My Baby and Years and Years actor, Ruth Madeley
Celebs Go Dating’s Tom Read Wilson
Coronation Street and Doctor Who actor, Shobna Gulati
CBBC presenter and Strictly contestant, Karim Zeroual
Journalist and presenter, Rachel Johnson
Comedian and presenter, Ed Byrne
Comedian and writer, Desiree Burch
Former Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas
Claudia Winkleman says: "I’m so happy the Home Cook team are going to be back together, albeit two metres apart. I can’t wait to see what our lovely cooks will whip up for Mary, Angela and Chris.”

Charlotte Moore, Director BBC Content, says : “There is going to be plenty of heat in the Best Home Cook kitchen when we return with a new series full of a wonderful mix of celebrities serving up their favourite dishes."

As with previous series, each episode will consist of three rounds: The Ultimate, set by Mary; The Rustle Up, set by Chris; and The Eliminator, set by Angela.

Celebrity Best Home Cook is an 8x60’ series for BBC One made by KEO Films. It was commissioned by Charlotte Moore, Director, Content and Catherine Catton, Head of Commissioning, Popular Factual and Factual Entertainment. The Executive Producers are Andrew Palmer, Martha Delap and Paula Thomas Gaille and the Commissioning Editor is Ricky Cooper.

Source BBC One

August 14, 2020 6:30am ET by BBC One  


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