This year’s Great British Sewing Bee Christmas special will be featuring different celebrity guests. Here’s everything you need to know about the episode!
It’s that time of the year where every show gets a special, and every special show gets celebrity guests.
The Great Sewing Bee Christmas special 2020 episode will have us glued to our seats with a range of celebrities featured in the show.
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How do The Great British Sewing Bee Christmas specials work?
The Great British Sewing Bee is a spin-off of the format of The Great British Bake Off.
The programme is presented by the comedian Joe Lycett and normally casts ten amateur sewers, with the weakest eliminated each episode.
The festive edition of The Great British Sewing Bee, instead of amateurs, casts celebrities of the country.
Then, they take on three challenges set by judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young.
The first challenge is the pattern challenge, where the celebs will have to make a pair of festive pyjamas bottoms.
Afterwards, there is the transformation task, where celebs will have to create a festive fancy dress outfit for a dog.
In the final task, celebs will be required to make a perfectly fitted dress for Christmas Day.
Which celebrities will be on The Great British Sewing Bee Christmas special 2020?
The Great British Sewing Bee Christmas special episode of 2020 will feature the actress and presenter Denise Van Outen, the ballroom dancer Shirley Ballas, TV doctor Dr Ranj Singh and the comedian Sara Pascoe.
Denise Van Outen
Denise is a 46-year-old actress, whose voice viewers may recognise from narrating The Only Way is Essex.
She has done her fair round of judging, such as Any Dream Will Do in 2007, Born to Shine in 2011, and Ireland’s Got Talent.
Denise will also be familiar with Shirley Ballas on the Christmas special of British Sewing Bee, as she came runner-up in Strictly’s tenth series.
As head judge on Strictly, Shirley has been pretty busy filming the final.
Now that the dancing competition is over, Shirley joins the Sewing Bee.
The dancer’s boyfriend Danny Taylor has recently teased that a proposal could be on its way, reports claim.
Dr Ranj Singh
Ranj, 41, is a doctor and regular contributor to Good Morning Britain.
He stepped back from his media career earlier this year, to help the NHS in his role as a paediatric emergency medicine specialist.
Ranj also starred on Strictly Come Dancing, during its 16th series.
Sara is a 39-year-old comedian and actor.
She has appeared on programmes such as 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown for Channel 4, QI for BBC, and Taskmaster for Dave.
This year, she became wed to comedian Steen Raskopoulos.
WATCH THE GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL ON BBC ONE ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 26 AT 7.45 PM