Mel B will host an episode of the Channel 4 daytime show Steph’s Packed Lunch as part of the broadcaster’s Black To Front Project.

The Spice Girl will present the programme on 10 September, broadcasting from her hometown of Leeds, and will be joined by popular football pundit Chris Kamara.

From the episode you can expect celebrity guests, topical chat, real-life issues and consumer items, according to Channel 4.

Mel B, whose full name is Melanie Brown, said: “It’s going to be a lot of fun and I can’t wait to spice up lunchtime television. I’m also really proud to be part of Channel 4’s Black to Front Project, that’s something to really celebrate.”

What is the Black to Front Project?

Channel 4’s Black To Front Project sees the channel commissioning new shows and re-imagining some of its most popular existing ones in order to increase representation both in front of and behind the camera.

The channel said it wanted to “amplify black talent, stories, and voices by bringing them to the forefront on screen and off screen”.

You can watch the live show, Mel B’s Packed Lunch, from 12.30pm on Friday 10 September on Channel 4 and All 4.