Reality star Spencer Matthews will be taking part in the new series of Masterchef UK, alongside Dolly Parton's younger sister Stella, Strictly star Chizzy Akudolu, and EastEnders' John Partridge.

The former Made in Chelsea star and future hubby of Irish model Vogue Williams is no doubt hoping to cook up a storm on the popular TV series which will span six weeks and 12 episodes.

Actress Lisa Maxwell has her apron on standby

This year's 20-strong line-up of celebrities also includes English cricketer Monty Panesar, former The Bill actor Lisa MaxwellTV presenter Michelle Ackerley, Scottish presenter Jean Johansson and social entrepreneur and designer Jay Blades.

Comedian Zoe Lyons is sure to keep viewers entertained

Also hoping to impress judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode when the BBC One series returns is comedian Zoe Lyons, former rugby union star Martin Bayfield and World Champion Paralympian Stefanie Reid.

TOWIE's Gemma Collins is among the stars joining Celeb Masterchef

The Only Way is Essex star Gemma Collins, Union J's Josh Cuthbert, radio presenter Clara Amfo, eighties pop star Carol Decker of T'Pau and singer Anita Harris are also hoping to turn up the heat in the kitchen.

Finally, former Strictly contestant and member of The Saturdays, Frankie Bridge, and professional Strictly dancer AJ Pritchard will be hoping their dancing skills translate into cooking ones as part of the cooking line-up.

Strictly pro dance AJ Pritchard will be dancing around the Masterchef kitchen

During the first four heat weeks, consisting of 60-minute episodes, five celebrities will compete in the Mystery Box Challenge, and will also have to cook in a professional restaurant kitchen.

Following that, they will have to design and cook a two-course menu for the judges. One contestant will be sent home after each episode. The series will air in the summer.

Last year, TV presenter Angellica Bell saw off the challenge of fellow presenter Ulrika Jonsson and DJ Dev Griffin to receive the 2017 Celebrity Masterchef crown.