Anna Lundberg is one of the many stars joining the Celebrity Gogglebox line-up for Stand Up to Cancer on Friday night.

Kicking off at 7:30pm, the annual television event will feature clips and celebrity specials of some of the Channel 4's most-loved programmes, including Celebrity Bake off and Sunday Brunch as well as personal stories from those who have been affected by cancer.

And at 9pm the ever-popular and multi-award winning Gogglebox returns for a special celebrity episode as some very famous faces join Britain's favourite opinionated viewers.

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Among them is Welsh actor Michael Sheen and his partner Anna Lundberg. The pair were the first celebrities announced for the special which airs on Friday, October 15. You can read more on this here.

Swedish actress Anna, 27, and Good Omen's star Michael, 52, who was born in Newport but raised in Port Talbot, confirmed they were dating in 2019 and share two-year-old daughter, Lyra.

Following Lyra's birth, proud dad Michael said: "Happy to say that at 8:41 am on Monday September 23rd our beautiful daughter Lyra was born. Thank you so much to Louise & all the brilliant midwives at both the Singleton and NeathPortTalbot hospitals."

Who is Anna Lundberg as actress joins Celebrity Gogglebox for Stand Up to Cancer

Anna is from the the city of Helsingborg in southern Sweden.

She stars alongside Michael and David and Georgia Tennant in BBC's comedy show, Staged.

Previously based in New York, Anna studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and previous credits include Shakespeare's Othello, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Gloria as well as Wedekind's Spring Awakening.

Speaking about joining the Gogglebox cast, Michael and Anna said: "Supporting a brilliant cause like Stand Up To Cancer means such a lot to us both. The fact that we can sit on the sofa and watch TV – some of it slightly questionable – is a definite bonus.

"We had such fun filming and are delighted that we can join the Gogglebox families in playing our part this year."

Anna also shared the news on Instagram, telling followers Gogglebox is a "big obsession" in her household.

She said: "We are so thrilled to be joining the @c4gogglebox sofa this Friday Oct 15th at 9pm for the @su2cuk special!

#Gogglebox is a BIG obsession in our household so I can't even begin to tell you how excited we are to be a part of this very special evening. See you Friday! @channel4 #StandUpToCancer #CelebrityGogglebox."

Michael and Anna will join Leeds United footballer Kalvin Phillips and musician Aitch, as well as Graham Norton and Michelle Visage, Aisling Bea and Rob Delaney, and Vigil co-stars Suranne Jones and Adam James.

Also taking part is Bake Off host Matt Lucas and his mum Diana.

The celebrities will join regular Gogglebox households including best friends Jenny and Lee, Blackpool brother and sister Pete and Sophie, South London partners Marcus and Mica and the Siddiqui family.

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