The latest edition of The Great Stand Up To Cancer Bake Off will officially return on Tuesday 9 March.

Comedian Rob Beckett took to Instagram on Wednesday to confirm the news alongside a photo of him and his fellow competitors.

The 35-year-old is sat with Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley, singer Alexandra Burke and comedian and presenter Tom Allen.

The four celebrities are joined by judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood as well as host Matt Lucas.

Rob simply captioned the photo: "Judgement Day is coming..." and revealed the show will air at 8pm on Channel 4.

His followers were quick to comment and are clearly looking forward to seeing Rob bake some cakes.

Comedian Rob Beckett took to Instagram to confirm The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer special will start on March 9
Comedian Rob Beckett took to Instagram to confirm The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer special will start on March 9

One fan commented: "Yessss. Tom and rob together!" while another added: "he’s on Bake Off!! My year is made can’t wait for this."

Another person wrote: "Yessss! It doesn’t matter what show you are on, I’m convinced instantly to watch no matter what!!"

Along with Rob, Daisy, Tom, and Alexandra, the other contestants includes James McAvoy, Dame Kelly Holmes, John Bishop, Stacey Dooley, David Baddiel and Jade Thirlwall.

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall is one of the celebrities taking part this year
Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall is one of the celebrities taking part this year

The line-up is completed by KSI, Ade Adepitan, Philippa Perry, Nick Grimshaw, Anneka Rice, Reece Shearsmith, Dizzee Rascal, Anne-Marie, Nadine Coyle and Katherine Ryan.

Each episode will see four celebrities battle it out over three challenges – the Signature, the Technical and the Showstopper – showing off their baking prowess in a bid to be awarded the coveted Star Baker apron.

And as with the normal series, in the Bake Off tent Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood will meticulously judge each bake whilst host Matt Lucas is on hand, keeping time and spirits up.

Comedian Rob Beckett is sure to bring plenty of laughs to the baking tent this year
Comedian Rob is sure to bring plenty of laughs to the baking tent this year

Sarah Lazenby, head of formats and features at Channel 4, said: "What we all need right now is more joy. Bake Off is serving up yet another dollop of fun courtesy of some very willing celebrities.

"We can't promise a huge helping of baking inspiration, but we can deliver some much-needed laughs."

The series is in aid of Stand Up To Cancer, a joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 that brings the UK together to speed up progress in life-saving research.