Celebrity MasterChef 2018 air date and line up of celebrity contestants

Celebrity MasterChef 2018: When does it start and who's on the lineup?

Celebrity Masterchef 2018

Celebrity MasterChef 2018 is here - but when does it start and who's on the line up?

Here's all you need to know about the new series of Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One in 2018 from when does it start to the line up of celebrity contestants.

Celebrity MasterChef 2018 start date

If you've been wondering when Celebrity MasterChef 2018 starts then wonder no more! The air date of the first episode of Celebrity MasterChef has been confirmed for Thursday 23rd August at 8PM on BBC One.

The series will continue the next day on Friday 24th August at 8.30PM.

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

Celebrity MasterChef 2018 line up

The cast of celebrity contestants taking part in the new series were announced earlier this year.

The full list of celebs on the 2018 lineup includes actors Keith Allen, Chizzy Akudolu, Lisa Maxwell and John Partridge, TV personality Spencer Matthews, and International award-winning artist and actress Stella Parton.

Joining them are TV presenters Michelle Ackerley and Jean Johansson, TV presenter and furniture restorer Jay Blades, Comedian Zoe Lyons, Former international rugby player and TV presenter Martin Bayfield and World Champion, Paralympian and broadcaster Stef Reid.

Also on the cast for 2018 are recording artist and model Josh Cuthbert of Union J fame, DJ and broadcaster Clara Amfo, Singer songwriter Carol Decker, TV presenter and singer Frankie Bridge and England cricketer Monty Panesar.

Rounding up the line up are Actress and singer Anita Harris, Professional dancer and TV personality AJ Pritchard and TV star Gemma Collins.

In the first four weeks, celebs will be split into groups of 5 who will take part in the heats each week.

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

Past Celebrity MasterChef winners include Angellica Bell, Alexis Conran, Kimberly Wyatt, Sophie Thompson and Ade Edmondson.

Celebrity MasterChef 2018 airs on BBC One.

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