Former student Zoella on Celebrity Bake Off

Zoella on Bake Off

Zoella (third left) joins Jonathan Ross, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Abbey Clancy, Gok Wan and Bake-Off presenter Mel Giedroyc

YouTube star Zoella will join A-listers like Michael Sheen, Dame Edna Everage and Joanna Lumley in a Comic Relief edition of The Great British Bake Off.

The 24-year-old, whose real name is Zoe Sugg, will drag down the average age of the competitors, who also include Jonathan Ross, Lulu, and former Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s wife Sarah.

“I was genuinely a little bit shocked and very excited when I was asked to take part,” she said.

The series begins on 11 February.

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