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Russell Tovey Headed to “The Great British Bake Off” Tent

Try to avoid soggy bottoms!

The Pass and Looking star Russell Tovey will try to avoid soggy bottoms when he steps into The Great British Bake Off tent on next week’s installment of The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer.

The first episode of the five-part charity series aired last night (March 5) in the U.K. and featured comedian Jon Richardson, Paralympian Hannah Cockroft, Russell Brand, and John Lithgow—who stole the show, according to viewers.
 

Over the course of the special series there will be 20 celebrities whose bakes will be judged by Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith, and next week Tovey will be one of the contestants who try to prove he’s a star baker.

Tovey will be baking off against Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan, reality star Rylan Clark-Neal, and comedian-author James Acaster.

Do you think he has what it takes to be voted best amateur baker? Aside from baking competitions, Tovey is also filming Years & Years, a new mini-series from Queer as Folk creator Russel T. Davies, which stars Emma Thompson and will premiere on HBO later this year.

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