Joey Essex and Adam Woodyatt are among the stars for new Celebrity MasterChef

Lets get cooking!

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The BBC One cooking show Celebrity MasterChef is set to return with a cast of many famous faces looking to impress judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode with their culinary skills, over six weeks of kitchen challenges.

Ian Beale’s making an appearance as a MasterChef! (Credit: BBC)

Former The Only Way Is Essex star Joey Essex has been confirmed alongside the ‘EastEnders’ actor Adam Woodyatt (or AKA Ian Beale).

Accompanying them will include Reality TV star Vicky Pattison, Ex Love Islander Dr. Alex George and Googlebox star Dom Parker.

Gogglebox star Dom Parker (Credit: BBC)

BBC commissioning editor Carla-Maria Lawson said “This ‘Celebrity MasterChef’ has all of the right ingredients for a series full of entertainment, pressure and fun.”

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Reality TV star Vicky Pattison (Credit: BBC)

“Once again we have a brilliant variety of different characters and there will be some surprises along the way as they are put through their paces and pushed to their limits.”

The winner will follow in the footsteps of past champions like John Partridge, Kimberly Wyatt, Phil Vickery and Nadia Sawalha.

Love Island’s Dr. Alex George (Credit: BBC)

David Ambler, Shine TV producer said: “The series has it all – commitment, passion, plenty of laughs and entertainment and some really incredible food – cooked by the most unlikely of people.”

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Strictly dancer Oti Mabuse (Credit: BBC)

Joey and Adam will be also competing against: ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ pro Oti Mabuse, the Chase’s Jenny Ryan, DJ Judge Jules, retired Olympian Greg Rutherford, BBC weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker and many more!

The Chase’s Vixen Jenny Ryan (Credit: BBC)

Fans of the show took too Twitter to voice their opinions on the released line up.

A favourite to do well is beloved Adam Woodyatt as one person tweeted: “My money on @AdamWoodyatt you best not let @bbceastenders down”.

We will have to wait and see who has the natural cooking talent up their sleeves…

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