Celebrity MasterChef Christmas special: Craig Revel Horwood ‘signs up’

Looks like Craig will be pulling on his apron again

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Celebrity MasterChef Christmas special will reportedly see Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood take part.

Reports claim that 55-year-old Craig is one of a number of stars who will return to the show in an all-new festive format.

Craig Revel Horwood has reportedly signed up the Celebrity Masterchef Christmas special (Credit:

Who’s joining Craig Revel Horwood on the Celebrity Masterchef Christmas special?

The blunt Strictly judge is just one of a raft of stars set to return to the kitchen in the new-style Christmas special.

The Sun reports that Loose Women’s Janet Street-Porter, Made In Chelsea’s Spencer Matthews and Geordie Shore and I’m A Celebrity’s Vicky Pattison have also signed up to appear.

Vicky Pattison has reportedly signed up too (Credit: Grant Buchanan /

A source told the newspaper: “For the past two years the Christmas specials for MasterChef professionals have proved a hit, so this was a logical next step.”

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“Producers didn’t just want to create a generic Christmas version of the show, so they decided to make it an ‘all-stars’ affair too.

“And the celebrities they’ve chosen to come back certainly made an impression with their personalities and cooking the first time round.”

The BBC has yet to confirm the show or the line-up.

Craig Revel Horwood
Craig Revel Horwood is gearing up for Strictly (Credit: BBC)

Ent Daily has contacted the BBC for comment.

Craig, a self-proclaimed foodie and ex-chef, first appeared on the show in 2007.

In what was only the show’s second Celebrity series, Craig reached the final.

Janet appeared in 2013 and also made it all the way to the final.

Vicky, 32, also reached the final, this time in 2019, narrowly losing out to ex-EastEnders actor John Partridge.

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What else has been happening with Craig Revel Horwood?

Craig, who’s preparing for the new series of Strictly, became engaged to partner Jonathan Myring this year.

After the announcement, he said he wasn’t ready to have kids.

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He told the Daily Mail: “I’ve got no problem with adopting, but I wouldn’t go down the surrogate route.

“But, at the moment our lifestyles wouldn’t suit a child.”

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