Warwick Davis signs up for Celebrity Bake Off
- Bang Showbiz
- 11 January 2013
The full line-up for 'Great British Bake Off for Comic Relief' has been announced, with Warwick Davis, Bob Mortimer, Claudia Winkleman, Duncan Bannatyne and Ellie Simmonds among those taking part
Warwick Davis, Bob Mortimer and Duncan Bannatyne have signed up for the 'Great British Bake Off for Comic Relief'.
The 'Life's Too Short' star, comic, and 'Dragon's Den' mogul will also be joined in the baking contest by TV presenters Julia Bradbury, Claudia Winkleman, Andy Akinwolere, Simon Reeve and Kirsty Wark. Paralympic gold medal winner Ellie Simmonds, stand-up comedian Ed Byrne, Olympian Helen Glover and journalist Martha Kearney have also been confirmed for the charity version of the popular show.
Completing the line-up are the previously-announced Jo Brand, Stephen K. Amos and TV double act Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver.
The show will see the celebrity contestants put through their paces by Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, tackling signature, technical and showstopper bakes that will include classic cakes and tricky tarts.
Sue Perkins will not be fronting the four-part programme, leaving her co-host Mel Giedroyc to take on presenting duties alone.
'Great British Bake Off for Comic Relief' starts on Monday, January 21 at 8pm on BBC Two.