Who is the narrator on The Circle?

16 March 2021, 21:14

The Circle voiceover: who is the narrator on the Channel 4 show?

The Circle UK has finally arrived on our screens, and we can't wait to see what the show has in store for us this year.

Read more: What is The Circle and how does the TV show work?

This year, the regular version follows a celeb series - which saw the likes of Charlotte Crosby, Denise van Outen, Duncan James, Kaye Adams and Nadia Sawalha take part.

If you're just tuning into the new series, you may be wondering who it is who does the commentary - here's your need-to-know her.

Who is The Celebrity Circle narrator?

Sophie Willan does the voiceover for The Celebrity Circle
Sophie Willan does the voiceover for The Celebrity Circle. Picture: PA

The voiceover for the series is comedian Sophie Willan, who has also worked on the previous seasons of the UK version.

Sophie, 31, is a comedian who grew up in Bolton.

She has also appeared on shows including As Yet Untitled on Dave, Live At The Comedy Store on Comedy Central, Up Late With Rylan on Channel 5, and Click And Collect on BBC One.

The Circle returns on Tuesday 16 March
The Circle returns on Tuesday 16 March. Picture: Channel 4

How does The Circle work?

If you aren't familiar with the format of the Channel 4 show, it sees a group of people move into separate apartments in the same building - but they never meet face-to-face.

Instead, they get to know each other on social media app 'The Circle', and they each regularly vote for their favourite player.

The catch, though, is that the players are free to pretend to be someone else - and 'catfish' their fellow contestants.

Read more: When does The Celebrity Circle start and what time is it on?

Who were the celebs in The Celebrity Circle?

The full list of contestants is below:

  • Baga Chipz (playing as Kim Woodburn)
  • Charlotte Crosby (playing as Peter Andre)
  • Denise van Outen
  • Duncan James
  • Kaye Adams and Nadia Sawalha (playing as Gemma Collins)
  • Lady Leshurr (playing as Big Narstie)
  • Melvin Odoom and Rickie Haywood-Williams (playing as will.i.am)
  • Pete Wicks and Sam Thompson (playing as Rachel Riley)
  • Saffron Barker


Who won The Celebrity Circle?