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Martin Kemp and his wife Shirlie join Noel Edmonds in 'once-in-a-lifetime road trip' for BBC2

Martin Kemp and wife Shirlie to take part in new BBC2 show
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Martin Kemp and Noel Edmonds among stars taking part in BBC2 show

Martin Kemp and his wife Shirlie are among the stars taking part in a new BBC2 show, which will see stars whiz over 3,000 miles through Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam in a fleet of classic cars.

Billed as a “once-in-a-lifetime TV road trip,” four well known duos will work together as driver and navigator as they follow strict rally rules including not using a sat nav!

The duos are husband and wife Martin Kemp (Spandau Ballet) and Shirlie (Wham!); Noel Edmonds and his wife Liz; chef Andi Oliver and her TV presenter daughter Miquita Oliver; and good friends Tinchy Stryder and Jordan Stephens (Rizzle Kicks).

To be in with a chance of winning, the stars will have to keep the arguments to a minimum as they race from the foothills of the Thai King’s Summer Residence past the Tonle Sap floating villages of Cambodia and to the Jahai tribes of Vietnam.

Patrick Holland, Controller, BBC Two, said: "This series promises to be a real treat. The rally takes us through some amazing landscapes and the couples will need to pull together to get through this hugely ambitious journey".

The four-part show, currently called Asian Adventure: The Road To Saigon, is described as an “epic adventure”.

It’s not yet announced when the show will be on.