Former British Fed Cup captain Judy Murray has been announced as one of the stars who will take part in the upcoming series of Celebrity MasterChef. Other celebrities who will take part in the series are Quadrophenia actor Phil Daniels, blind travel presenter Amar Latif, footballer John Barnes, RuPaul's Drag Race UK star Baga Chipz, Rak-Su singer Myles Stephenson, and Olympians Sam Quek and Sir Matthew Pinsent, Death In Paradise actress Shyko Amos, This Time With Alan Partridge star Felicity Montagu and comedians Crissy Rock and Judi Love, singer Lady Leshurr, Kingdom Choir conductor Karen Gibson, television presenters Gethin Jones, Jeff Brazier and Dom Littlewood, The Only Way Is Essex star Pete Wicks, broadcaster Riyadh Khalaf and The Apprentice star Thomas Skinner.
Carla-Maria Lawson, commissioning editor for the BBC, said: "The 20 celebrities who've taken up the MasterChef challenge this year are an exciting, ambitious and brave bunch. "There's been no holding back in their pursuit of the coveted Celebrity MasterChef title and their efforts will be a real treat for viewers in the BBC One summer schedule." Katie Attwood, series editor at production company Shine TV, added: "This series we've got another fantastic line-up of willing celebrities ready to commence battle, and for the first time in the heats we kick off with the Market Test which throws up some pretty unusual creations for John and Gregg to say the least - it promises to be full of fun, surprises and some great food."
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