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When does Celebrity Bake Off 2023 start and who is in that wild lineup?

15/03/2023

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Article by Joanna Sarah-Freedman

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off 2023 start date is sneaking up on us, and a whole bunch of famous faces are about to battle it out on screen to be crowned star baker.

Yup, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith return for a brand new series of the Channel 4 show, alongside a star-studded (and really quite bonkers) lineup who have been gathered in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.

But when can you watch it? If you haven’t marked your calendars yet then fear not! We’ve got the all important info about this year’s series below.

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What a lineup (Credit: Channel 4)

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When is the Great Celebrity Bake Off 2023 start date?

The Celebrity Bake Off 2023 start date is Sunday, March 19th.

The show will be hitting screens at 7.45pm on Channel 4, and will be available to watch on All 4 shortly afterwards, too.

We can expect the special to come in several parts, and each week a handful of the celebs will compete against each other to be crowned Star Baker of that episode.

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Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith will both be judging (Credit: Channel 4)

This is the first year that the show is airing on a Sunday night instead of its usual Tuesday evening slot. We love a bit of cosy weekend viewing, ey?

Episode one will see comedian Rose Matafeo, Friends star David Schwimmer, Little Mix icon Jesy Nelson and actor Tom Davis enter the GBBO tent in a battle to win a Hollywood handshake and the Star Baker accolade. 

Wanna know the full lineup? Read on…

Who is on the Celebrity Bake Off 2023 lineup?

Rose Matafeo

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Rose Matafeo is appearing on Bake Off (Credit: Alamy)

Comedian and lead of Starstruck is trying her hand in the GBBO kitchen this year.

David Schwimmer

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David Schwimmer is also part of the lineup (Credit: Alamy)

Friends star, David Schwimmer is one of the biggest names on the Channel 4 lineup. Will he get in a flap about a trifle? Here’s hoping…

Jesy Nelson

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Jesy Nelson is also giving baking a go (Credit: Alamy)

Former Little Mix star and pop singer, Jesy Nelson, is stepping away from the microphone and into the kitchen for this year’s Celebrity Bake Off. 

Tom Davis

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Tom Davis is taking part in the series, too (Credit: Alamy)

Comedian and actor Tom Davis, from Murder In Successville, is attempting to impress Paul and Prue, too.

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Jay Blades

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Jay Blades is also making an appearance (Credit: Alamy)

The Repair Shop’s Jay Blades is also appearing – but can he bake a cake as well as he can refurbish old furniture? Time will tell.

Judi Love

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Judi Love is taking to the Bake Off tent, too (Credit: Alamy)

Stand up comedian and presenter, Judi Love, is also going to be bidding to win Star Baker in the new Celebrity Bake Off series.

Mike Wozniak

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Mike Wozniak is also joining for Stand Up To Cancer (Credit: Alamy)

Comedian Mike Wozniak, from Channel 4’s Man Down, is appearing on the popular baking show this year, too.

Deborah Meaden

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Deborah Meaden is starring on the show too (Credit: Alamy)

Deborah Meaden is stepping out of Dragons Den and into the GBBO tent, in a bid to raise some money for charity this year.

Ellie Taylor

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Ellie Taylor is appearing on this year’s lineup too (Credit: Alamy)

Comedian Ellie Taylor is going to be appearing on the Channel 4 baking show, too.

Gemma Collins

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Gemma Collins is another of the famous faces (Credit: Alamy)

TOWIE star, Gemma Collins, is making an appearance on Celebrity Bake Off and is keen to flex her baking skills, hunny!

Tim Key

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Tim Key is on the show, too (Credit: Alamy)

Comedian and actor, Tim Key, is another of the celebs looking to prove his worth in the kitchen.

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AJ Odudu

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AJ Odudu is also one of the season’s famous faces (Credit: Alamy)

TV presenter and former Big Brother’s Bit On The Side host, AJ Odudu is hoping she’ll please Prue and Paul in the tent this year, as well.

Jessica Hynes

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Jessica Hynes also appears on the baking show (Credit: Alamy)

BAFTA winning actress, Jessica Hynes, is famed for Spaced, The Royle Family and W1A, but she’s making her next TV appearance on Celebrity Bake Off. 

Paddy McGuinness

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Paddy McGuinness is going to be baking up a storm (Credit: Alamy)

No lighty? No likey. Paddy McGuinness is loved for hosting Take Me Out and various other TV shows, but how will he fare in the GBBO tent?

Coleen Nolan

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Coleen Nolan is on Bake Off this year as well (Credit: Alamy)

Loose Women fave and former child star Coleen Nolan is also going to join the Channel 4 baking competition for 2023.

Joe Thomas

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Actor Joe Thomas has signed up too (Credit: Alamy)

Joe Thomas, of The Inbetweeners fame, is also going to be stepping up and trying to impress the judges with his baking.

Tom Daley

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Olympian Tom Daly is also in the running (Credit: Alamy)

Olympic swimmer, Tom Daly, is also hoping for Paul Hollywood to give him a handshake as he takes to the famous tent for 2023.

David Morrissey

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David Morrissey is on the show too (Credit: Alamy)

Actor David Morrissey, of One Summer, State of Play, Blackpool, and South Riding is hoping to impress in the GBBO tent, as well.

Lucy Beaumont

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Lucy Beaumont is hoping to thrive in the tent (Credit: Alamy)

Comedian, Lucy Beaumont, is best known for starring in Meet the Richardsons alongside her husband, Jon Richardson, but now she’s going it alone on Celebrity Bake Off. 

Adele Roberts

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Adele Roberts is also trying her hand at baking (Credit: Alamy)

Adele Roberts of BBC Radio 1 fame is stepping in front of the camera and trying her hand on GBBO, too.

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Who are the Great Celebrity Bake Off 2023 hosts?

Joining judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood will be Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas.

Matt Lucas is returning for the charity special, despite announcing he had quit GBBO following the last series.

Who else is ready for five weeks of baking chaos? A lineup of Ross Geller and The GC is certainly something we never saw coming…

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