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MasterChef 2023 next episode and final date for new series on BBC One

MasterChef new series air date

MasterChef is back for a new series in 2023 – when is it next on TV?


TV’s biggest cooking competition will return as a new batch of contestants fight to be crowned the UK’s best amateur cook.

The new series is once again be led by judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace.

Masterchef Judges

As always they will be putting a new group of chefs through their paces with a series of increasingly difficult challenges.

Watch MasterChef on TV and online

MasterChef 2023 concludes with episodes on BBC One on Tuesday, 30 May at 9PM; Wednesday, 31 May at 8PM and a grand final on Wednesday, 1 June at 8PM.

As well as watching on TV, episodes are available to watch online via BBC iPlayer here.


The series is the nineteenth to air on BBC One.

It will all start with five heats with nine contestants cooking for the judges each week.

First they must impress in the Audition Round, cooking their signature dish for judges John and Greg who will taste each in the new MasterChef Tasting Room. The best three will progress to the next stage.

For the remaining six, there’s one last chance to impress with a new dish but only four more can progress leaving two to depart the competition.

In the second stage of the heats, the top seven chefs of the week will be set two more challenges including one given by a special guest. At the end, just four chefs will remain for the week’s Quarter Final.

At the end of each week, the top four chefs will cook for a place in the semi-finals as they create two courses for not just John and Gregg but also a trio of past MasterChef champions.

Only the best contestants can make it through to the semi-finals week, edging closer to the MasterChef 2023 trophy where one will be crowned the winner.

MasterChef 2023 airs on BBC One and iPlayer


You can catch up with past episodes online now via the iPlayer here.

Alongside the main series there’s the MasterChef: Professionals and Celebrity MasterChef spin-off.

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