The Great Pottery Throw Down: Meet the cast of the 2021 series

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Meet the cast of the 2021 series

01/11/2021

The Great Pottery Throw Down 2021 launches tonight on Channel 4 and will see a bunch of new contestants battling it out to be named this year’s winner.

The new series will be hosted by Derry Girls star Siobhan McSweeney, who takes over the presenting spot from Melanie Sykes, while returning judge Keith Brymer Jones will be joined by newcomer Rich Miller.

The first episode will see the potters challenged with making a cheese set and port chalices as the competition kicks off – but who will be named potter of the week and who will be the first to leave?

Let’s take a look at the 12 contestants.

Who is in the cast of The Great Pottery Throw Down 2021?

Lee

Job: Community nurse

Location: Huddersfield

Sus

Job: Library assistant

Location: Aberdeenshire

Adam

Job: Support worker

Location: Brighton

Sally

Job: Art and design teacher

Location: Cornwall

Peter

Job: Visual arts teacher

Location: Milton Keynes

Alon

Job: Architecture student

Location: London

Ara

Job: Retired theatre wardrobe manager

Location: Folkstone

Shenyue

Job: Model

Location: London

Hannah

Job: Housing project manager

Location: Bristol

Irina

Job: Executive ground staff

Location: Essex

Jodie

Job: NHS scrub nurse

Location: Rhondda Valley

Henry

Job: Elderly residential home activities organiser

Location: Suffolk

When was The Great Pottery Throw Down 2021 filmed?

This year’s series of The Great Pottery Throw Down was filmed at Gladstone Pottery Museum in Longton, rather than its usual spot of Middleport Pottery in Stoke-On-Trent.

The contestants, judges and crew formed a bubble to allow them to film the series during the coronavirus pandemic.

Great Pottery Throw Down airs tonight at 7.45pm on Channel 4.

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