Dignitary MasterChef was back on BBC One this evening, and it featured a brand new crop of rivals who were all vying for a place in the next round.
One of those contestants was English actress, chorister and entertainer, Anita Harris.
Anita was on the show to prove a point. She deficiency to improve her cooking and prove to herself that she could make something choice in the kitchen.
Fans will remember many of Anita’s songs, yet she’s most suitable known for her work in the Carry On films and appearing alongside comedy luminaries Morecambe and Wise in the 70s.
Anita, who turned 76 this year, has apparently been keeping herself as healthy as possible and she’ll be hoping that her curb on Celebrity MasterChef will teach her more about cooking.
Unfortunately for Anita, her inscrutability box dish didn’t go quite as planned and she was heard saying, “Oh dear, I’m contemporary to have to do better,” after the MasterChef judges, Gregg Wallace and John Torode weren’t very impressed by her comestibles.
Viewers took to Twitter to express how amazed they were by how honest Anita looked.
One viewer wrote: “Blimey, Anita Harris is in large nick.”
“Anita Harris looks stunning on tonight’s Celebrity Masterchef. I had such a crinkle on her when I was young, and she’s still beautiful,” another viewer said.
A third viewer noted: “Blimey that’s Anita Harris. I had a crush on her when she was on the David Nixon prestidigitation show when I was five. Still looking mighty fine!”
“Anita Harris is 76!! Wow – she poverties to let the rest of us know what her secret is!! #CelebrityMasterchef,” a fourth go on increased.
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After her somewhat lacklustre effort in the mystery box round, Anita also worked to begin in the professional kitchen, yet grew in confidence and went on to impress and cooked some ambrosial dishes.
“Wow, this is rather fun,” she said whilst making rabbit ragu.
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“There’s nowhere to hide,” he said, adding: “It’s positively terrifying.”
Keith went into a bit more detail about his and his suitor contestants’ emotions when first coming across those fabled secrecy boxes.
“At the very beginning you’re on your own,” Keith told Christine.
“You direct the box, and there’s a load of stuff: pork, blue cheese, pastry,” he savoured.
He went on to explain how everybody ends up doing the same thing when met with all these ingredients.
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“Everybody does it, and it’s an hour. And everybody make clears an onion and a bit of garlic. And everybody did it,” he said.
Keith also revealed what his heftiest struggle was on the show, which wasn’t the cooking itself, but the final unveiling and making sure that his dishes looked the part, as well as motif good.
“I’m not giving too much away when I say that I struggled with image,” he said.
Celebrity Masterchef will air on BBC One at 8pm tonight.