Stand Up To Cancer

Find out who's taking part in the celebrity edition of The Circle

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The celebrities will be taking part in the week-long challenge to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer.

In a game where anyone can be anyone, the celebrities taking part are drag queen Baga Chipz, reality star Charlotte Crosby, actress Denise Van Outen, singer Duncan James, rapper Lady Leshurr and YouTuber Saffron Barker.

There will also be celebrities playing the game as a double act, including Loose Women presenters Kaye Adams and Nadia Sawalha, radio DJs Rickie Haywood-Williams and Melvin Odoom and reality stars Sam Thompson and Pete Wicks. 

Channel 4 announces the celebrity line-up for Stand Up and Deliver

The celebrities will be plunged into the cutthroat world of stand-up comedy and will be given a comedian mentor to help them find their funny bones and get people laughing.

Broadcaster and Reverend Richard Coles will be paired with David Baddiel, Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder will be coached by Jason Manford, Conservative Party Co-Chairwoman Baroness Sayeeda Warsi will be helped by Nick helm.

Former Love Islander Curtis Pritchard will be guided by Judi Love and former Coronation Street actress Katie McGlynn will be partnered with Zoe Lyons.

Line of Duty stars and Craig David join Gogglebox for Stand Up to Cancer

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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.”

Who's taking part in Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins?

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Embarking on one of the toughest physical challenges of their lives, the familiar faces will be sent to the West Coast of Scotland to face a punishing course in challenging terrain.

On the remote island of Raasay, the celebrity recruits will have to face the wild seas, harsh landscape and unforgiving weather, all while living in a derelict farmstead.

Chief instructor Ant Middleton will be leading the group, helped by his team of directing staff: Foxy, Billy, Ollie and newest member Jay.

Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins starts at 9pm on Monday 20th April.

Which stars are baking on Channel 4’s The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer?

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From Hollywood movie stars to tennis champions, across five episodes 20 celebrities will battle it out across the signature, technical and showstopper rounds to win the coveted Star Baker apron. 

Here are the celebrities taking part in The Great Celebrity Bake Off.

David Abraham delivers RTS London Christmas Lecture 2019

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Speaking at the RTS London Christmas Lecture, he predicted that despite the growth of streaming services a lot of people would still be watching live, scheduled TV in a decade.

He said: “In ten years’ time linear TV will be distributed by IPTV, but scheduled TV will still be important, that more passive way of consuming curated content will have a very important role, not least in news and entertainment.”

Who's taking part in SAS: Who Dares Wins - SU2C Celebrity Special?

Directing staff Jason Fox, Ant Middleton, Olly Ollerton and Mark Billingham (Credit: Channel 4)

Victoria Pendleton


Victoria Pendleton (Credit: Channel 4)

Best known for taking gold during the Beijing and London Olympics, cyclist Victoria Pendleton also won nine World Championship gold medals during her career.

Pendleton has since switched saddles to compete as a professional jockey.

Channel 4 announces line-up for Stand Up To Cancer 2018

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In the aim to fight cancer, the RTS award-winning Stand Up To Cancer resumes tradition with a live-special with stars all across entertainment, sport and music rallying together to raise money for life saving research.

Maya Jama (The Circle), Alan Carr (Chatty Man) and Adam Hills (The Last Leg) will be presenting this year’s live extravaganza, which will be filled to the brim with an array of humorous sketches and tear-jerking awareness shorts.