Great Celebrity Bake Off cast: Who is in the line-up?

Great Celebrity Bake Off cast: Who is in the line-up?

CELEBRITY Bake Off SU2C returns with a new host of celebrities trying their best at baking to raise money for charity.

Featuring 20 different celebrities, they're split into groups of four going head-to-head in the five episode charity special.

Who is starring in Celebrity SU2C Bake off?

Alex Horne

Alex Horne is a 43-year-old British comedian and Taskmaster's put-upon assistant.

The 6ft 2inch tall star is often referred to as "Little" Alex Horne by 6ft 6inch Taskmaster Greg Davies.

Horne is the Channel 4 show's co-creator and is now taking on a task of his own for SU2C Bake Off.

He is also the host and bandleader of The Horne Section, a comedic band.

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Motsi Mabuse

Motshegetsi Mabuse is a 40-year-old South African-German dancer.

She originally appeared on Let's Dance, the German version of Strictly Come Dancing before joining the BBC show as a judge in 2019.

Her sister is former Strictly champion Oti.

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Gareth Malone

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Gareth Malone OBE is a 46-year-old English choirmaster and broadcaster.

He is best known for appearing on TV show The Choir.

He wrote on Instagram, following the announcement: "So much fun. #SU2C #GBBO Coming soon [slice of cake]."

Emma Willis

Emma Willis is a 46-year-old English television presenter and former model.

She is known for her television and radio work with Channel 5, BBC, ITV, and Heart FM.

Willis has presented shows including Big Brother, The Voice UK and Cooking With The Stars.

Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore is a 36-year-old Irish model, television and radio presenter and actress.

She is the host of ITV2's most famous dating show, Love Island.

She wrote on Instagram, alongside a photo from the tent: "Getting to spend some quality kitchen time with these legends!"

Matt Lucas

Matt Lucas is a 47-year-old English-German actor, comedian, writer and television presenter.

He is best known for his work with David Walliams on the BBC sketch comedy series Rock Profile, Little Britain and Come Fly With Me.

Having been one of the judges for the Bake Off series, he will find himself on the opposite side of the bench for the Stand Up To Cancer specials.

Ben Miller

Ben Miller is a 55-year-old English actor.

He is best known for appearing in BBC One drama Death In Paradise.

Ben wrote on Instagram: "Hold on to your aprons, I'm going in the tent!

"A joy to be part of the national treasure that is @britishbakeoff in support of the fantastic @su2cuk. Will I get a Hollywood handshake?"

Blake Harrison

Blake Harrison is a 36-year-old English actor and dancer. 

He is best known for appearing on The Inbetweeners as Neil.

He joked on Instagram. "Hold on to your aprons!

"Very pleased to help out a fantastic cause like SU2C by potentially poisoning @paul.hollywood and the rest of the Bake Off team."

Clara Amfo

Clara Amfo is a 37-year-old English television and radio presenter and voice-over artist. 

Apart from being a well known broadcaster, she is also known for being part of Strictly Come Dancing's class of 2020.

Clara wrote on Instagram: "Couldn't resist an extra slice!

"I know three incredible people who are currently in treatment for various cancers, all at different stages and I have absolutely been reminded and continually educated on the fact that this disease does NOT discriminate.

⁣"So please tune in and donate to this @su2cuk @britishbakeoff and enjoy our adventures in THEEEE tent, coming soon!"

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Ed Gamble

Ed Gamble is a 35-year-old English comedian.

The former Taskmaster champion co-hosts the Off Menu podcast with James Acaster, who also made an appearance on the Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off special in 2019.

The new Great British Menu judge wrote: "As long as I don’t become a meme, I'll be happy. @britishbakeoff for @su2cuk, coming soon."

Sir Mo Farah

Sir Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah, 38, is a Somali-born British long-distance runner who is the most successful British track athlete in modern Olympic Games history. 

He is the 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medallist in both the 5000 and 10,000 metres.

TV audiences may also know him from his stint on I'm A Celebrity in 2020.

Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding is a 35-year-old English singer and songwriter. 

Her music career took off when she met producers Starsmith and FrankMusik in 2009

She released her debut studio album, Lights, in 2010 which debuted at No1 on the Album Chart along with selling over 850,000 copies in the UK.


Elliot John Gleave, better known by his stage name Example, is a 39-year-old English musician, singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer.

He first reached success with the release of his second studio album, Won't Go Quietly, which peaked at number four on the UK Albums Chart and reached No1 on the UK Dance Charts.

As of 2014 he was the third most downloaded artist in the Dance Music category, after Cascada.

Katherine Kelly

Katherine Sinead Kelly is a 42-year-old English actress and presenter.

She is best known for portraying Becky McDonald in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street between 2006 and 2012.

Since leaving the soap, she has appeared in the likes of Happy Valley, Liar, series two of ITV drama Innocent and psychological thriller Cheat.

Mawaan Rizwan

Mawaan Rizwan is a 29-year-old Pakistani-born British actor, writer and comedian who began his career as a YouTuber.

In September 2020 he appeared in Jonathan Ross's Comedy Club as a co-host.

He also appeared on series 10 of Taskmaster and has written for Netflix's smash hit comedy-drama Sex Education.

Ruby Wax

Ruby Wax OBE is a 68-year-old American-British actress, comedian, writer, mental health campaigner, and lecturer.

She is best known for appearing in the sitcom Girls on Top (1985–1986), 

Her memoirs, How Do You Want Me? (2002) and Sane New World (2013), reached number one on the Sunday Times bestseller list.

Annie Mac

Annie MacManus, popularly known as Annie Mac, is a 43-year-old Irish DJ, broadcaster and writer.

She hosted a variety of shows on BBC Radio 1, such as BBC Switch and Future Sounds.

She also DJed in various locations, including hosting her AMP Lost and Found venues in places like Ibiza. 

Sophie Morgan

Sophie Morgan is a36-year-old British Television Presenter and Disability Advocate.

Sophie was part of the team which hosted Channel 4's coverage of the Paralympic Games in 2012, 2016 and 2021.

She's also made appearances on the Loose Women panel.

Tracy-Ann Oberman

Tracy-Ann Oberman is a 55-year-old English television, theatre and radio actress, and a narrator.

Her acting credits include the likes of Friday Night Dinner, EastEnders, Doctor Who and After Life.

She was a regular contributor to The Jewish Chronicle (2009–2017) and also contributes to Red magazine.

Yung Filly

Yung Filly is a British internet comedian, singer, and social media personality.

He is best known for being a member of the United Kingdom-based comedy group known as The Wall of Comedy.

He also known for his appearance in the 2020 edition of Soccer Aid.

When is Celebrity SU2C Bake Off on TV?

The Great British Bake Off celebrity specials begin on Tuesday, March 22 at 8PM on Channel 4.

Episodes will run the same time weekly on Channel 4.

All previous seasons are available to watch Channel 4 Catch Up here.

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