The Bafta award winning Gogglebox returns once again with a celebrity special for the fifth time. Stoke City footballer Peter Crouch will be sharing the Gogglebox sofa with his model and TV presenter wife Abbey Clancy and her father Geoff as part of Channel 4 and Cancer Research UK’s Stand Up To Cancer campaign on Friday 26th October.
This very special edition of the TV review programme will see the famous faces as they gawp and gossip at the week’s TV. Between their own cutting remarks, tears and laughter will be the views of Britain’s favourite opinionated viewers; the genuine Gogglebox households including Giles and Mary, best friends Jenny and Lee and the Siddiquis.
Abbey Clancy and Peter Crouch said, “We are such huge fans of Gogglebox so being able to take part in it together is amazing, especially when it’s for such a brilliant cause. The work being done by the Stand Up To Cancer campaign is phenomenal and we are thrilled to be able to play our part.”
In recent years the shows has seen some unlikely celebrities share a sofa – all in the name of charity; from Naomi Campbell and Noel Gallagher to Jamie Dornan and Nick Frost, Ed Sheeran, Liam Gallagher, Jeremy Corbyn and Boy George to pop stars Olly Murs and Niall Horan and comedian Miranda Hart and her real life mother, Diana.
Launched in the UK in 2012, the joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 raises funds for translational research, accelerating new cancer treatments and tests to UK patients to save more lives, more quickly. More than £38 million has been raised in the UK to date, funding 35 trials and projects involving more than 8000 cancer patients, and supporting one international Dream Team
STAND UP TO CANCER IS ON CHANNEL 4 ON FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER FROM 7PM