When does The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer air?

The Celebrity Bake Off will kick off tonight on 9 March at 8pm on Channel 4. It will then air every Tuesday at 8pm, and there will be five episodes in total. 

In these modern times, you don't just have to watch the bakers struggle with a technical recipe the traditional way. Instead, you can watch on All 4 – live or on-demand with catch-up through a wide range of devices including smart TVs, games consoles, media streamers, phones and tablets.

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer trailer

There's also a trailer for Bake Off SU2C, and as usual it is packed full of innuendo and baking disasters:

GBBO presenters and judges

The official press release and imagery only confirmed that Matt Lucas will presenting - there was no word on Noel Fielding. As always, both Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood will be judging the proceedings. 

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer contestants

Celebrity Bake Off episodes always feature four contestants per episode, and this year is no different. The tent is playing host to some big names this year, from Hollywood elite to Olympic athletes. Here's who'll be competing for Celebrity Star Baker in 2021:

  • Actress Daisy Ridley
  • Actor James McAvoy
  • Singer Jade Thirwall
  • Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes
  • Actor and comedian John Bishop
  • Presenter and comedian Tom Allen
  • TV personality and author David Baddiel
  • TV presenter Stacey Dooley 
  • YouTuber and musician KSI
  • Paralympian Ade Adepitan
  • Author and psychotherapist Philippa Perry
  • Radio DJ Nick Grimshaw
  • Comedian Rob Beckett
  • Singer and actress Alexandra Burke
  • TV personality Anneka Rice
  • Actor Reece Shearsmith
  • Musician Dizzee Rascal
  • Singer Anne-Marie
  • Singer Nadine Coyle
  • Comedian Katherine Ryan

Who won GBBO 2020?

The final of The Great British Bake Off 2020 came down to three contestants; Peter, Dave and Laura. It was a close call between Peter and Dave, but by being daring with his showstopper Peter just managed to snag the trophy. He's the youngest ever contestant to win the Bake Off. 

Bake Off Peter

How to watch the The Great Celebrity Bake Off from outside the UK

As per usual, Bake Off is available through regular UK broadcast TV (however you get your TV), airing on Channel 4.

If you want to watch from outside the UK - such as the US, where you might know it as The Great British Baking Show - then you'll need to use a VPN (virtual private network) like NordVPN so it appears you're device is local if you want to watch along with the UK on the Channel 4 website. For more details see our article on watching Bake Off from abroad. 

How to apply to be on the GBBO 

If you're a budding baker and would like to apply for Bake Off, then unfortunately applications for 2021 are now closed. They will likely reopen for 2022 later on this year, and you can send in your details to be on the show via the official sign-up page