Celebrity MasterChef 2020 line up of celebrity contestants revealed

Celebrity MasterChef 2020 cast: When does it start and who's on the lineup?

Celebrity MasterChef 2020 is on its way – who’s on the line up for the new series?


Here’s all you need to know about the latest season of Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One in 2020, including the line up of celebrity contestants.

Celebrity MasterChef 2020 – the 15th series so far – will start on TV on BBC One on Wednesday July 1 at 9PM. Further episodes in the first week will air on Friday, July 3 at 7:30PM and 8:30PM.

The show will once again be hosted by Gregg Wallace and John Torode while India Fisher will narrate.

Celebrity MasterChef 2020 line up

The cast of celebrity contestants taking part in the new series have now been announced. They’ll start taking part in heats of groups of five.

celebrity masterchef line up

Heat 1

Myles Stephenson – Recording artist in X Factor winning group Rak-Su
Shyko Amos – Death In Paradise star
Thomas Skinner – The Apprentice contestant
Judi Love – Stand-up comedian and Loose Women panellist
John Barnes – Former footballer and manager turned pundit


Heat 2

Phil Daniels – Quadrophenia actor
Baga Chipz – RuPaul’s Drag Race UK star
Sam Quek – Gold medal winning Olympic hockey player
Karen Gibson – Kingdom Choir conductor
Dom Littlewood – TV presenter

Heat 3

Felicity Montagu – Star of This Time with Alan Partridge and Bridget Jones’s Diary
Amar Latif – Presenter
Gethin Jones – TV presenter
Jeff Brazier – TV presenter
Lady Leshurr – Singer

Heat 4

Judy Murray – Tennis coach and the mother of Andy and Jamie Murray
Crissy Rock – Actress and comedian
Pete Wicks – TOWIE star
Riyadh Khalaf – Broadcaster
Sir Matthew Pinsent – Gold medal winning Olympic rower

The full list of celebs on the 2020 lineup will be split into four groups of five who will take part in the heats each week.

Those that avoid elimination in the heats will go forward to the semi-final week in a bid to make it through to the grand final.

The winner will follow in the footsteps of previous winners, Greg Rutherford MBE, John Partridge, Angellica Bell, Alexis Conran, Kimberly Wyatt, Sophie Thompson, Ade Edmondson, Emma Kennedy, Phil Vickery, Lisa Faulkner, Jayne Middlemiss, Liz McClarnon, Nadia Sawalha and Matt Dawson.


Katie Attwood, series editor at programme makers Shine TV, said: “This series we’ve got another fantastic line-up of willing celebrities ready to commence battle, and for the first time in the heats we kick off with the Market Test which throws up some pretty unusual creations for John and Gregg to say the least – it promises to be full of fun, surprises and some great food.”

Celebrity MasterChef 2020 airs on BBC One.