Revealed: Which comedians are taking part in Celebrity Mastermind 2018 | Christmas specials announced © BBC

Revealed: Which comedians are taking part in Celebrity Mastermind 2018

Christmas specials announced

Elis James, Mark Dolan, Terry Alderton and  Joe Pasquale are all taking part in Celebrity Mastermind this Christmas.

James will be answering questions on his beloved  Welsh Football Team, 1990 to date, in his specialist subject round.

Alderton will be quizzed on his comedy hero, Tony Hancock, while Dolan’s knowledge of Sir Elton John will be put to the test. Joe Pasquale’s specialist subject is screen werewolves.

The new BBC One series will also see sitcom stars Joe Thomas from The Inbetweeners answering questions on George Orwell and  Arabella Weir from Two Doors Down on Motown’s girl groups.

More than 500 celebrities have been grilled by John Humphrys and his predecessor Magnus Magnuson in the festive version of the show since it launched in 2002. Previous episode winners have included Stephen Fry, Steve Pemberton and Dave Spikey.

The series starts on BBC One on Friday December 21 at 8.30pm, just before the live broadcast of Not Going Out.

Published: 5 Dec 2018

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