The Great Sports Relief Bake Off makes a welcome return to our screens. Over the next four weeks 16 celebrity bakers will be pulling on their oven mitts to impress the judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.
This year’s famous cohort of willing amateur bakers features comedians, singers, sports personalities and politicians.
One face that you will not be seeing however, is regular host Sue Perkins who is leaving her long-time performing partner Mel Giedroyc to host it alone for one episode.
Comedians Ed Byrne, Jennifer Saunders and Sarah Millican will also each take a turn at helm.
Comedian, actor and writer, Ade Edmondson is best known for his roles in The Young Ones and Bottom which he wrote with his long-time collaborative partner Rik Mayall.
Gavin and Stacey star Alison Steadman is a familiar face on British TV having starred in Fanny Hill (2007), as well as Pride and Prejudice (1995) and Orphan Black (2015- ).
Former footballer Chris Kamara is now better known as a Sky Sports presenter and football analyst. He currently co-presents ITV’s Ninja Warrior UK alongside Ben Shephard and Rochelle Humes.
David James is a former goalkeeper who has played for football teams in the UK, Iceland and India. He is currently a regular pundit on BT Sport’s football coverage and sits fourth on the list of all-time Premier League appearances having played 572 top-level matches.
Politician Ed Balls has held a number of roles in government, most recently as Shadow Chancellor under Ed Milliband, however he lost his seat at the most recent General Election, an event described as a Portillo moment by The Guardian’s Larry Elliot.
Geri Horner (née. Halliwell)
Geri Horner is member of the internationally successful girl band Spice Girls and also went on to have a successful career as a solo artist. She has recently garnered herself a large Instagram following thanks to her recent videos and photos of her baking creations.
Funny man Jason Manford is a stand-up comedian, presenter and actor who recently appeared in BBC One’s Ordinary Lies and on Lip Sync Battle UK earlier this year.
Jermaine Jenas made his professional football debut aged 17 and has since gone on to play for a number of football clubs including Tottenham Hotspurs, Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers, as well as playing for the England national football team 21 times.
In addition to being one of GQ magazine’s Best Dressed Men of 2015, John Simpson is also an award-winning journalist and presenter who has worked at the BBC for his entire career. He is currently the world affairs editor of BBC News.
Kimberley Walsh is a former member of Girls Aloud, a band put together on TV show Popstars: The Rivals on which Geri Halliwell was a judge. She has since appeared on a number of TV shows including Strictly Come Dancing.
Louise Redknapp is a British singer and media personality who found fame through the R&B girl group Eternal. She has presented several TV shows and was a judge on the UK version of So You Think You Can Dance.
Maddy Hill joined the cast of long-running soap EastEnders in 2014, following supporting roles in shows including ITV’s Whitechapel and the 2013 film uwantme2killhim?
Probably better known for being other people than herself, comedian Morgana is best known for her self-titled impressions show The Morgana Show as well as appearances on House of Fools and Very Important People, and her upcoming show Impressions of Fame.
Best known as wife of Prime Minister David Cameron, Samantha Cameron is a remarkable woman in her own right. Prior to her husband's ascent to Prime Minister, SamCam was Creative Director of stationers Smythson of Bond Street. She currently does part-time consultancy work.
Columnist, poker player and quiz show host, Victoria Coren-Mitchell is most recognised for hosting the BBC quiz show Only Connect since 2008. She is also the wife of comedian and actor David Mitchell.
Will Young is a singer-songwriter and actor who first came to prominence after winning the inaugural series of Pop Idol in 2002. Since then he has gone on to release a number of albums and has received awards for his music including two BRIT Awards.
The Great Sports Relief Bake Off 2016 will begin on Wednesday 27th January 2016 at 8.30pm on BBC One.