Wednesday's TV pick: Celebrity Masterchef

Published Wednesday, Jul 31 2013, 06:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
The new series of Celebrity Masterchef kicks off tonight as Gregg Wallace and John Torode prepare to judge the cooking skills of the latest batch of stars.

It's all girls together in the first heat, which sees comic Katy Brand, Sugababe Heidi Range, journalist and broadcaster Janet Street Porter and entrepreneur Jo Wood take on the cookery challenge.

Celebrity Masterchef, heat one - Katy Brand, Heidi Range, John Torode, Gregg Wallace, Jo Wood, Janet Street Porter, Wed 31 Jul

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Taking on six tasks over the course of two days to secure a place in the Friday night quarter finals, some of the tests they must endure are the mystery box test, the palate test, and the mass catering task.

But it's the pressure of cooking a lunch service in a busy restaurant that could make or break these ladies. Who will cook up a storm and make it through to the next round?

Celebrity Masterchef, BBC1, 8pm