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The BBC has announced the lineup for the third series of Best Home Cook, which this time is a celebrity special.

Presenter Claudia Winkleman will once again preside over proceedings, and Mary Berry, Angela Hartnett and Chris Bavin will be there to judge the results.

The BBC tease: "Celebrating the very best of home cooking, ten stars from the worlds of sport, TV and comedy will cook their hearts out with one goal: to serve up brilliant and tasty food to impress the judges and be crowned Celebrity Best Home Cook. They may be stars in their own worlds but now only one thing counts - can they cook? Who will sizzle and shine? Who will crash and burn?"

The celebrities are:

  • Broadcaster and former Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls

  • Reality TV star, Ferne McCann

  • Don’t Take My Baby and Years and Years actor, Ruth Madeley

  • Celebs Go Dating’s Tom Read Wilson

  • Coronation Street and Doctor Who actor, Shobna Gulati

  • CBBC presenter and Strictly contestant, Karim Zeroual

  • Journalist and presenter, Rachel Johnson

  • Comedian and presenter, Ed Byrne

  • Comedian and writer, Desiree Burch

  • Former Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas

Claudia Winkleman says: "I’m so happy the Home Cook team are going to be back together, albeit two metres apart. I can’t wait to see what our lovely cooks will whip up for Mary, Angela and Chris.”

Charlotte Moore, Director BBC Content, says : “There is going to be plenty of heat in the Best Home Cook kitchen when we return with a new series full of a wonderful mix of celebrities serving up their favourite dishes."

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