The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Christmas Special: Who is taking part, when is it on and how can I watch it? | The Sun

THE Great British Sewing Bee is back with a celebrity Christmas special episode.

Four celebrity contestants will be put to the test by judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young, as they take on a series of creative challenges.

Who appears on The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Christmas Special?

Toyah Willcox

Musician and punk icon Toyah Willcox will be hoping to impress the judges.

She shot to fame in the late '70s, fronting her self-named band before embarking on a solo career.

Her biggest hits include I Want To Be Free, It's A Mystery, and Thunder In The Mountains.

On TV, Toyah has appeared on I'm A Celebrity and Celebrity Mastermind.

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Kerry Godliman

After Life star Kerry Godliman is part of the star line-upCredit: INSTAGRAM/BBC

Actress and comedian Kerry Godliman will be showing off her sewing skills this festive season.

She has starred in a range of hit TV shows and is well known for working with Ricky Gervais.

The actress starred alongside him in Netflix's After Life, and Channel 4's Derek.

Kerry has also featured in Netflix mockumentary film Mascots.

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Jessica Knappett 

Jessica Knappett is one of the celebs taking part in the Christmas specialCredit: INSTAGRAM/BBC

Also hoping show off her skills with a sewing machine is Jessica Knappett.

The actress, writer and comedian shot to fame in the E4 sitcom Drifters.

She is also known for playing Lisa in The Inbetweeners Movie.

Jessica has appeared in a variety of panel shows including 8 Out Of 10 Cats.

Hammed Animashaun

Hammed Animashaun is an actor who is known for his work on both the screen and stage.

On TV he is best known for the BBC show, Black Ops, and the Amazon Prime Video series The Wheel of Time.

Meanwhile, over in theatre he won huge praise for his role as Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Will there be a winner of The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Christmas Special?

One of the four celebrities will be crowned winner of The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Christmas Special

The champion is chosen by judges Patrick and Esme.

The reigning champ is Johannes Radebe, who scooped the crown in 2022.

Is there a prize in The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Christmas Special?

There is no cash prize, but the winner does get a trophy.

They also get the honour of winning this festive edition of the hit show.

The champion will be awarded the trophy at the end of the show.

When is The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Christmas Special on the BBC?

The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Christmas Special will be shown on BBC One on December 21, 2023.

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The show will air at 8pm and will be available on BBC iPlayer as well.

The tasks that are set include a Christmas stocking, turning a puffer jacket into food-themed fancy dress for kids, and also to create an outfit worthy of Christmas Day.

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