News: Vic Reeves Joins Celebrity Masterchef Line-Up

Jim Moir, alias comedian Vic Reeves, is to take part in the next series of BBC1's Celebrity MasterChef. 

Judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace will be returning to judge twenty celebrity contestants, comparing their culinary skills in their hunt to single out one champion.

The full list of contestants is:

  • Opera star, Lesley Garrett
  • Seven times World Snooker champion, Stephen Hendry
  • Comedian, actor and presenter, Jim Moir (better known as Vic Reeves)
  • Actor and director, Nick Moran
  • Popstar, Rachel Stevens
  • Popstar, Jaymi Hensley
  • Actor, Brian Bovell
  • French tennis legend, Henri Leconte
  • Actor and comedian, Abdullah Afzal
  • Broadcaster, Dev Griffin
  • TV presenter, Angellica Bell
  • Double Olympic gold medallist, Becky Adlington
  • Presenter, Julia Somerville
  • TV personality and presenter, Debbie McGee
  • Actor and presenter, Tyger Drew-Honey
  • Children’s TV presenter, Barney Harwood
  • Writer and TV presenter, Ulrika Jonsson
  • Radio and TV journalist, Aasmah Mir
  • Singer, actress and life skills expert, Patti Boulaye, OBE
  • Presenter and parish priest, Reverend Kate Bottley

Reeves famously had a run-in with Gordon Ramsay on the chef's TV programme when he ordered fried eggs in his restaurant. And, even more famously, Reeves and Mortimer have satirised MasterChef in their own inimitable style. Watch below.



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