CELEBRITY SAS: WHO DARES WINS returns to our screens for a brand new series of celebs every Sunday night.
See A-listers from singer Alexandra Burke to Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell being put through their paces.
The full line-up for Celebrity SAS has been confirmed[/caption]
The group will leave behind their comfortable homes and luxury lifestyles and head into the wilds of the Inner Hebrides in Scotland to the remote island of Raasay for what is described as “one of the toughest selection courses yet”.
Putting them through a condensed course over eight days will be Ant Middleton and his team of Directing Staff (DS), Foxy, Billy, Melvyn and Staz.
The 12 stars will face gruelling tasks and interrogations that will test them both physically and mentally and each will confront surprising truths about themselves.
Here’s the full list of contestants who’ll be hoping that they’re up to the challenge…
Who is in the Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins full line-up?
Swedish TV star and model Ulrika Jonsson first rose to fame as an AM weather presenter before moving onto a presenting gig on ITV classic Gladiators.
Ulrika said she felt going through the SAS process had a “profoundly positive effect on me”.
While Kerry said: “This was a once in a lifetime opportunity… I never thought I’d learn so much about myself.”
Rowing champion James Cracknell has already proven how tough he is on the water, after taking home two Olympic golds from the Sydney and Athens games, but he’s now taking on a new challenge.
Cracknell has also presented sport on ITV and Channel 4. He covered The Boat Race 2007 with Mark Durden-Smith for ITV and is the presenter of ITV’s coverage of the British Superbike Championship.
He is also the main presenter of Channel 4’s Red Bull Air Race World Series coverage. He is a columnist with The Daily Telegraph writing about various topics including sport, motoring, gardening, cookery and others.
Ore Oduba is a radio and TV presenter.
He presented the CBBC news programme Newsround from 2008 until 2013.
And in 2018 he hosted the game show And They’re Off! in aid of Sport Relief. Oduba also presents the BBC One game show Hardball.
Former X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke has made a name for herself in the music industry and snagged several west end roles.
Alexandra revealed she begged to be on the show, and said: “Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins is the most challenging thing physically and mentally I have ever done.
“It was such a life changing experience and totally blew my mind. I would do the whole thing again in a heartbeat.”
Joining Alexandra is fellow X-Factor contestant Jake Quickenden, who was a runner up on the 9th and 11th series of the show.
He also appeared on I’m A Celebrity in 2014 and he was a contestant in Dancing on Ice, where he was partnered with professional German figure skater Vanessa Bauer.
On 11 March 2018, he and Bauer won the competition over Brooke Vincent and Max Evans
Kerry Katona shot to fame in 1998 after joining girl group Atomic Kitten.
After her music career, the 41-year-old became a reality TV staple, winning the 2004 series of I’m A Celebrity and getting first runner up on Celebrity Big Brother in 2011.
She rejoined the band that made her a household name in 2012, but left for good in 2017.
Ex-England footballer Kieron Dyer retired back in 2013 but has stayed involved in the sport and now coaches the under-23 team at Ipswich Town – where he himself began as a youngster.
“I thought it was very therapeutic,” the footy star said of his time on the show.
“I even said to them (Ant and Billy) that they’ve saved me on this show and taught me methods that will help me for the rest of my life.”
Saira Khan is an ex-Loose Women panelist and former The Apprentice contestant.
The 51-year-old dramatically quit her daytime TV role in January 2021 and admitted that she was only able to “tolerate” some of her former co-stars and that they “wouldn’t be friends” in real life.
The former panelist of the ITV lunchtime show said it was her “very violent dad” that got her through SAS gruelling challenges.
He’s since appeared on The X Factor: Celebrity and Dancing On Ice and has broken into the music biz with hit songs Nice To Meet Ya and See Nobody.
Another reality alum, Vicky Pattison made her name on Geordie Shore, but has since expressed regrets about some of her behavior on the show/
She declined invitations to reunite with her former castmates – a position ex-friend Charlotte Crosby didn’t take too kindly to!
Vicky has since become a TV presenter, appearing on Loose Women as a regular panelist and filming a documentary based on her tough break up from ex-fiancé John Noble.
Aled Davies is a Welsh paralympian who’s secured the gold for Team GB in two different events.
He won gold in the shotput at London 2012 and topped the podium again – this time in Discus – at Rio 2016.
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Now, the star is heading to Tokyo in the hopes of securing a hattrick.
Sports star Shanaze Reade has an impressive collection of World Championship golds in BMX and cycling.
Reade was primarily raised by her grandparents after her mother gave birth to her at the age of 17 and she has credited her grandfather with giving her the self-confidence to achieve success in her cycling career.
Retiring in 2019, Shanaze now acts as a commentator for the BBC.
When is Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins on TV and how can I watch it?
Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins is on on Sundays, Channel 4, 9pm and online via All4.
In the meantime you can catch up to date with the past two seasons of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins which are available to watch in full on the All4 player.
The group will be put through their paces – with no consideration about them being celebs[/caption]