The full Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins lineup is ‘REVEALED – with Love Island veterans, an acting legend and sports stars among those jetting to New Zealand for the new series’
The full lineup for the new series of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins has reportedly been revealed as they prepare to travel to New Zealand for the gruelling series.
Among those reportedly set to appear on the series are Love Island alumni Ovie Soko, TOWIE star Pete Wicks, actor John Barrowman and gymnast Ellie Downie, according to The Sun.
The show will once again see a star-studded lineup travel abroad to face a slew of terrifying challenges, while overcoming their worst fears.
It will also be a return to the series for one star, with Pete given another chance to appear after being forced to pull out of the show in 2022 with a broken rib.
So who is reportedly set to appear on Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins? MailOnline takes a look at the alleged lineup as the series prepares to go into production.
Coming soon! Bianca Gascoigne is among the star-studded lineup set to appear on the new series of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins
Former Love Island star Bianca is vowing to prove she’s well-matched for the SAS challenges despite her glamorous persona.
A source claimed she is aware of the ‘preconceptions’ around her and she’s keen to ‘show people what she’s made of.’
They added that Bianca loves ‘challenging herself,’ and is hoping to push herself to her ‘mental and physical limits.’
New series! After welcoming her second child last May, Marnie is hoping to make her family proud by taking part in the series
After welcoming her second child last May, Marnie is hoping to make her family proud by taking part in the series.
The star tied the knot with her partner Casey Johnson in April in a star-studded ceremony.
A source said: ‘Marnie is on her way to New Zealand as we speak – determined to prove how much she’s changed compared to the party girl from Geordie Shore.’
Getting in shape! Ahead of his stint on the series, Bobby Norris has reportedly been hitting the gym to bulk up for the gruelling challenges
Ahead of his stint on the series, Bobby has reportedly been hitting the gym to bulk up for the gruelling challenges.
The insider added that the star has ‘been through a lot,’ but this will be his ‘toughest challenge yet.’
They continued: ‘He knows it’s not going to be easy, but Bobby is in the best shape of his life at the moment so he’s confident he can take on the physical and the endurance side of the show.’
Second chance! This will be Pete Wicks’ second time on the show after he was forced to pull out this year after he knocked himself unconscious and broke his ribs during a challenge
This will be Pete’s second time on the show after he was forced to pull out this year after he knocked himself unconscious and broke his ribs during a challenge.
The Only Way Is Essex star was seen floating face down in the sea after jumping from a helicopter with reality star Ashley Cain in a helo-cast task.
The insider said Pete was ‘over-the-moon’ when bosses approached him to appear on the show for the second time, and he’s already flown to New Zealand to quarantine for the new series.
Funnyman: Stand-up comedian Tez Ilyas hosted The Tez O’clock Show on Channel 4 in 2019, and has also starred in the series Man Like Mobeen
Stand-up comedian Tez hosted The Tez O’clock Show on Channel 4 in 2019, and has also starred in the series Man Like Mobeen.
While taking part in the show, he could butt heads with another star reported to have joined the lineup.
Redemption: Veteran actor John Barrowman was recently forced to apologise for exposing himself on the Doctor Who set, and is now set to appear on SAS’ newest series
Former Dancing On Ice judge John is a fixture on British TV, but recently came under fire after apologising for exposing himself on the Doctor Who set.
John issued an apology in 2021 after responding to historical claims of ‘inappropriate behaviour’ on the set of BBC drama Torchwood, an admission that led to him being dropped from popular mainstream show Dancing On Ice.
In November 2021, John – who was replaced by Oti Mabuse on Dancing On Ice – insisted the controversy surrounding his past antics was ‘exaggerated’ as he gave his first interview since being sacked.
Speaking in an interview with Lorraine, he said: ‘All the people that are making the fuss about it, they weren’t there, they don’t know the context of things that were done.’
John described his past actions as ‘silly behaviour’ and insisted that he would ‘never do it now’ after previously admitting to ‘tomfoolery’ on the sets of Doctor Who, where he began playing Captain Jack Harkness in 2005 and spin-off series Torchwood a year later.
Big name! Rachel Johnson is thought to be Channel 4’s ‘star signing’ for the new series, in the hope she’ll ‘spill the beans’ about her relationship with her brother Boris
Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s sister Rachel is no stranger to the world of reality TV, having appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in 2018.
Sources claimed she is Channel 4’s ‘star signing’ for the new series, with bosses hoping she’ll ‘spill the beans’ about her relationship with her brother.
The source added: ‘Rachel is a tough woman and will give it her all. But she had a gilded upbringing and might struggle when it’s freezing cold, she has barely slept and is being made to do extreme exercises.’
New show! Former basketball player Ovie Soko is best known for his stint on Love Island in 2019, with sources saying he ‘jumped at the chance’ to appear on SAS
Former basketball player Ovie is best known for his stint on Love Island in 2019, with sources saying he ‘jumped at the chance’ to appear on SAS.
Ovie was one of Love Island’s breakout stars during his stint on the show, finishing in third place with then-partner India Reynolds.
The source added: ‘He’s a basketball player so he’s hoping the fact he’s an athlete will give him an advantage over the other stars.’
On the up! Love Island star Georgia has had a tough few years in the midst of her revenge porn ordeal, and hopes appearing on the show will help her ‘put the past behind her’
Love Island star Georgia has had a tough few years, with her ex Stephen Bear sentenced to 21 months in prison for sharing a sex tape of Georgia, on adult website OnlyFans and WhatsApp.
As one of the SAS’ new recruits, she’ll be forced to face her recent struggles in the show’s interrogations, and hopes appearing on the show will help her to ‘put the past behind her.’
The source added: ‘She knows it will be incredibly tough and that a lot of emotions will come up during the intense SAS interrogations, but she feels like if she can get through everything she has been through, she can get through anything.’
TV star: Presenter Cherry Healey has appeared on four series of the BBC show Inside The Factory with Gregg Wallace
Presenter Cherry has appeared on four series of the BBC show Inside The Factory with Gregg Wallace, but is set for a far more difficult challenge when she faces the SAS team.
The mother-of-two has been happily single after splitting from her boyfriend Carl Kisseih last year.
Hunky! Ex-England rugby union captain Chris will showcase his athletic prowess when he tackles the gruelling new series
Ex-England rugby union captain Chris will showcase his athletic prowess when he tackles the gruelling new series.
The hunk will no doubt be an inspirational figure for the rest of the lineup given his brawny appearance.
Outspoken: Comedian and actress Shazia is a regular commentator on panel shows, and is no stranger to a challenging environment after appearing on Celebrity The Island with Bear Grylls
Comedian and actress Shazia is a regular commentator on panel shows, and is no stranger to a challenging environment after appearing on Celebrity The Island with Bear Grylls in 2017.
She also went onto appear on Channel 5’s series Celebs in Solitary in 2018.
Tough time: Olympic gymnast Ellie, 23, is no stranger to tense competition having competed at her sports’ highest levels, before retiring from the sport to protect her mental health
Olympic gymnast Ellie, 23, is no stranger to tense competition having competed at her sports’ highest levels.
She took a break from the sport in 2021 following the death of her brother Joshua, and has since retired from the sport to protect her mental health.
Now working as a coach, Ellie will have to face some tough memories if she is called into the interrogation room.
Devastating: Boxer Anthony Ogogo was forced to retire early from boxing after a career-ending eye injury in 2016, following a bronze medal at the London Olympics in 2012
Anthony was forced to retire early from boxing after a career-ending eye injury in 2016, following a bronze medal at the London Olympics in 2012.
A source said: ‘Anthony has been through a lot of adversity in recent years, including countless operations on his eye, so he is used to facing extreme challenges.
‘He is a very positive guy and he will throw himself into this endurance test like he does everything else. Expect him to go very far as he is no quitter.’
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