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Impossible Celebrities – BBC1

Impossible Celebrities BBC1
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Star-studded version of the quiz in which contestants – including Holby City's Chizzy Akudolu – compete for the chance to win £10,000

Move over Pointless Celebrities!

BBC1 have a new star-studded quiz show taking centre stage!

Popular daytime quiz Impossible gets the star treatment when it moves to primetime telly for a new six-part series tonight.

The pressure is on as a whopping 18 famous faces join presenter Rick Edwards and battle for a £10,000 prize.

The winnings will be donated to a charity of the successful celeb’s choice.

Household names taking part include Holby City’s Chizzy Akudolu and Paralympian-turned-politician Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Impossible Celebrities BBC1

Tanni Grey-Thompson is one of 18 famous faces trying to win £10,000 for charity

MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace, Steps singer Ian ‘H’ Watkins and Debbie McGee also take part.

While it’s not the most simple of formats initially, once the quiz gets into its stride it’s an enjoyable outing, expertly orchestrated by Edwards.

TV Times rating: ***