Ark supporter Jane appears on Pointless

She's a great supporter of Ark Cancer Centre Charity - and tonight, BBC MasterChef 2016 winner Jane Devonshire is aiming to raise the profile of the charity on national TV.

Jane is appearing with 2015 MasterChef winner Simon Wood on a special celebrity TV winners edition of the popular BBC general knowledge quiz show Pointless.

If Jane wins, she will be raising the profile of, and money for, Ark as her chosen charity on the BBC1 show, which airs at 6pm and is presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman.

The MasterChef maestros are competing against three teams of couples consisting of winners from other TV shows. The aim of the game on Pointless is to come up with answers that result in teams scoring the lowest number of possible points.

Mother-of-four Jane is a fabulous advocate for Ark and the cancer treatment centre project, and this year she helped to raise awareness of, and funds for, Ark by taking part in two special Hampshire Food Festival charity events at The Myers Touch in Winchester. Jane also offered her wonderful culinary skills as a prize at last year's Music in The Garden event, where her private dinner party auction lot raised several thousand pounds for the charity.

Jane was successfully treated for secondary liver cancer by renowned surgeon and Ark Cancer Centre Charity trustee Merv Rees - something she only revealed after her MasterChef journey came to a triumphant end.

Merv said: "Jane is a wonderful supporter of Ark, and the charity is grateful to her for seeking to raise its profile on national television. Our Ark team and supporters will be watching Pointless, and wishing her and Simon all the best."

Picture caption: MasterChef champions Jane Devonshire and Simon Wood will appear on Pointless on BBC1 at 6pm.