JOSIE Long is a British writer and comedian who has built a strong following thanks to her award-winning stand up skills.
But time will tell if the funny woman has what it takes to be crowned the next Celebrity MasterChef champion. Here’s all you need to know about her…
Who is Josie Long?
Josie Long, 37, is a comic from Orpington in Kent who began her career aged 14.
After winning the BBC New Comedy Awards at 17, she studied English at Oxford University before continuing to pursue a career in comedy.
Josie has embarked on several successful comedy tours and has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show three times.
The mum-of-one was also a long-term writer for Channel 4’s hit show Skins, and has produced two short comedy films.
When does Celebrity MasterChef 2019 start?
Celebrity MasterChef officially kicked off on September 2, 2019 at 9pm on BBC One.
The show airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
The Monday and Wednesday episodes are on for a full hour, starting at 9pm and 8pm.
Friday’s 30 minute episode airs at 9pm.
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Who is judging MasterChef 2019?
As usual John Torode and Gregg Wallace will be having their tastebuds tantalised by the celeb hopefuls.
The long-standing judges will be dishing up their opinions on the creations – and no doubt they’ll be serving up a healthy dose of criticism.
Fan-favourites John and Gregg have been at the helm of both MasterChef and its celebrity counterpart since 2005.