Named Celebrity Hunt Candidates by Channel 4

Stand Up To Cancer is just around the corner on Channel 4, and now the station has announced the line-up for a special celebrity version of Hunted.

But who is in and when will it start? And what else is going to happen for Stand Up To Cancer this year?

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What is Celebrity Hunted for Stand Up To Cancer about?

The successful game show-with-a-difference returns for the special as part of the channel’s “Stand Up To Cancer” fundraiser.

In this version, eight celebrities will try to stay off the radar and stay at large for two weeks while a new top team of hunters try to hunt them down.

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The hunters include former police officers, intelligence officers and members of the army.

So who struggles to stay hidden?

Ollie Locke attends Celebrity Hunted's Stand Up To Cancer Special
How will Ollie fare in Celebrity Hunted? (Photo credit:

Who is in Celebrity Hunted’s Stand Up To Cancer Special?

First we get two athletes – Olympic runner-up Iwan Thomas and Paralympian Rachel Whitehead.

Next up, Made In Chelsea couple Ollie and Gareth Locke swap their posh surroundings for a tougher challenge.

The line-up also includes actress and former Strictly star Chizzy Akudolu and British garage star Lisa Maffia.

Finally, look out for Drag Race UK winner The Vivienne and reality star Chloe Veitch who starred in Too Hot To Handle.

Great line-up, for sure, and Channel 4 says the series will air in 2022.

Maya Jama is co-organizer of this year's Stand Up To Cancer
Maya Jama is hosting this year (Photo credit:

What happens in the night itself?

But what about this year?

Stand Up For Cancer takes place on Friday, October 15th.

Along with all the fun and games, Davina McCall, Maya Jama, Adam Hills and Alan Carr are hosting the spectacle.

The broadcaster also says viewers can expect comedy sketches and music, including performances by Sir Tom Jones and Harry Styles.

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Olivia Colman competes against Alan Carr in a special medicine game.

There are also Stand Up To Cancer specials from Celebrity Gogglebox and Derry Girls.

Stand Up To Cancer will be on Channel 4 on October 15 from 7.30 p.m.

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