Celebrity Gogglebox for Stand Up To Cancer is returning to Channel 4 with a host of new celebrities taking to their sofas for some comfort telly.
The Line of Duty big guns Ted Hastings, Kate Fleming and Steve Arnott will pause hunting down bent coppers to become experienced channel hoppers, with co-stars Adrian Dunbar, Vicky McClure and Martin Compston joining the show.
Adrian Dunbar commented: “It’s an honour to be part of the esteemed Gogglebox line up especially when it’s raising money for the phenomenal work Stand Up To Cancer do.”
Vicky McClure added: “"I am a big fan of Gogglebox, really chuffed to be asked, and quite surreal, to be part of the Stand Up To Cancer special with Adrian and Martin. We hope we can help raise much needed funds for such an amazing cause.”
Martin Compston said: “We had such a laugh filming Gogglebox together and we’re delighted to be able to play a small part in the Stand Up To Cancer campaign. At a time when cancer affects more of us than ever before, we really need to pull together and play our part in raising vital funds.”
Singer Craig David and YouTuber and musician KSI will also be sharing a sofa for Gogglebox Stand Up To Cancer.
The 7 Days singer Craig David will be making his debut whereas KSI is a Celebrity Gogglebox regular; at least Craig’s seasoned sofa partner will be able to fill him in…
Speaking on his excitement for joining the special, Craig David said: “I'm thrilled to be doing the Gogglebox Stand Up To Cancer special with KSI. It's such an amazing cause and such a fun show to do."
Comedian Mo Gilligan and EastEnders actor Babatund Aleshe will be returning to critique the best, and the rest, of recent TV. Also taking part in the special will be Gogglebox favourites the Siddiquis, Blackpool brother and sister Pete and Sophie and best friends Jenny and Lee.
Celebrity Gogglebox for Stand Up To Cancer will air on Channel 4 on Friday 23 October at 9pm.