Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Alexandra Burke and Tom Allen tackle millionaire shortbread in the signature and a fruity tart in the technical, and create their pet hates in cake form in the showstopper
The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C Show Summary
The cast of The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer 2021 has been announced, and we’ll be seeing a Star Wars actor, Marvel star, Little Mix singer and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant going head to head when the show returns to Channel 4 this spring for five episodes.
This year’s set of famous bakers hoping to prove their skills in the tent include X-Men: Apocalypse and Deadpool 2 star James McAvoy, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker actress Daisy Ridley, Strictly champ and documentary filmmaker Stacey Dooley and Little Mix’s own Jade Thirlwall.
Also treating us to some tasty bakes are The X Factor winner Alexandra Burke, double Olympic Champion Dame Kelly Holmes, comedian John Bishop, internet celebrity KSI and presenter and comedian Katherine Ryan.
Tom Allen – who has a little experience in the Bake Off world after hosting Bake Off: The Professionals and co-hosting The Great Christmas Bake Off in 2020 – will also take part, as will comedian and actor David Baddiel, TV presenter and Paralympian Ade Adepitan MBE, author and broadcaster Philippa Perry, radio broadcaster Nick Grimshaw and comedian Rob Beckett.
But that’s not all! Also heading into the tent are TV personality Anneka Rice, actor Reece Shearsmith, musician Dizzee Rascal, singer Anne-Marie and Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle.
They’ll get feedback from judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood while Matt Lucas will host.