The eighth series of The Great British Menu celebrates the fun of Comic Relief. The chefs will be creating a menu that is not only playful, but funny. To help them on their journey they will be inspired & judged by a number of the UK's funniest comedians and TV comedy writers.

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The last week of Great British Menu 2013 and we will finally discover which chefs will cook at the Comic Relief banquet at the Royal Albert Hall. Expect surprises along the way.

Week eight and chefs from Wales step up to the challenge as the final region to impress. Previous contestant Richard Davies will be up against Mary Ann Gilchrist and Luke Thomas. They will be hoping to impress judge Jeremy Lee.

For week seven it's the turn of the Central region. Returning contenders Daniel Clifford, Will Holland and Richard Bainbridge will be competing to impress veteran judge Marcus Wareing.

Week six and chefs from Northern Ireland step up to the challenge. Previous contestant Colin Fearon will be up against Ian Orr and Raymond McArdle. They will be hoping to impress judge Glynn Purnell.

Week five and it's time for the South West. Three newcomers to the show: Chris Eden, Emily Watkins and Peter Sanchez-Iglesias will be hoping to impress Tom Kerridge.

Halfway through, it's time for the North East. Banquet finalist Colin McGurran shares his favourites dishes as he competes with Stephanie Moon & Charlie Lakin.

Week three it's time for the North West. Returning contender Aiden Byrne, will compete against newcomers Mary-Ellen McTague and Chris Holland in culinary battle.

For week two it's the turn of Scotland. Returning contenders Michael Smith, Tony Singh and Mark Greenaway will be seeing who can make the judges laugh.

The first week kicks off in London and the South East. Returning contender Tom Aikens and newcomers to the show Adam Simmonds and Matt Gillan will be battling against each other.

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