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Mary Berry was ‘wild’

Mary Berry was ‘wild’

Mary Berry used to be "pretty wild". The 84-year-old chef has admitted she spent most of her schooldays "mucking about" and not being "very nice" to her teachers. She said: "I was mucking about most of the time. I was pretty wild. I shouldn’t think I was very nice to the teachers." As a result of her bad behaviour, the headteacher at the former ‘... »

Harry Hill will host Junior Bake Off

Harry Hill will host Junior Bake Off

Harry Hill is set to host ‘Junior Bake Off’. The 54-year-old comedian is "very excited" to be fronting the new 15-part Channel 4 series – which will air later this year – for Stand Up To Cancer as he previously took part in a celebrity spin-off for last year’s campaign. During his stint, he made a biscuit based on a previous vacation with the Duchess of Corn... »

Jo Whiley caught gardening in her underwear by delivery driver

Jo Whiley caught gardening in her underwear by delivery driver

Jo Whiley was caught gardening in her underwear by a delivery driver. The 53-year-old BBC radio DJ had a very "embarrassing exchange" when the lost driver wandered into her garden to find her wearing gloves teamed with just her bra and panties. Speaking to the Daily Mail newspaper at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, she said: "I couldn’t be bothered to put on a bikini because real... »

Prue Leith becomes grandmother for 4th time

Prue Leith becomes grandmother for 4th time

Prue Leith has become a grandmother for a fourth time. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ judge is ecstatic her daughter Li-Da – who she adopted after the youngster was orphaned at 16 months old by the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia – has now taken in a new baby after trying to adopt for four years. Prue is quoted by the Daily Mirror newspaper as saying: "I am so fascinated ... »

Prue Leith asked Sandi Toksvig’s wife for book sex scene advice

Prue Leith asked Sandi Toksvig’s wife for book sex scene advice

Prue Leith asked Sandi Toksvig’s wife for lesbian sex scene tips for her new book. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ judge turned to the show’s co-host’s partner Debbie to help as a consultant on the racy scenes featured in her latest novel ‘The Lost Son’, and has thanked her for having "approved my chapters on a lesbian love affair". According to the... »

Prue Leith once stabbed a colleague

Prue Leith once stabbed a colleague

Prue Leith once accidentally stabbed a colleague in his leg. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ star has revealed she knifed a fellow chef after falling over while working in a busy kitchen – although the situation wasn’t quite as serious as she initially feared. Prue explained: "I once thought I’d stabbed a fellow chef in the manhood. "I was very pregnant and qui... »

Prue Leith says living in separate houses is key to happy marriage

Prue Leith says living in separate houses is key to happy marriage

Prue Leith says living in separate houses is the key to her happy marriage. ‘The Great British Bake Off’ judge wed John Playfair, 73, in 2016, after her first husband Rayne Kruger passed away in 2002, and says the secret to their relationship is that they live apart and do not step on each other’s toes. Prue, 79, told Prima magazine: "I’m not saying we’ll live ap... »

Prue Leith: I’m a bad mother

Prue Leith: I’m a bad mother

Prue Leith thinks she has been a "bad mother" to her children. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ judge has two children, son Danny and adopted daughter Li-Da, with her first husband Rayne Kruger, and has said she regrets not spending much time with her brood when they were growing up. She said: "I was a bad mother and I’m a bad grandmother, in the sense of time spent wi... »

Prue Leith says there are ‘too many cookery shows’ on TV

Prue Leith says there are ‘too many cookery shows’ on TV

Prue Leith thinks there are "too many cookery shows" on television. Despite starring as a judge on ‘The Great British Bake Off’ – and previously holding the same role on programmes like ‘Great British Menu’ and ‘My Kitchen Rules’ – the TV chef has insisted the market has become over-saturated because "ratings are everything" to bo... »

BBC set to try new ‘Bake Off replacement’ show

BBC set to try new ‘Bake Off replacement’ show

The BBC is making new baking show. The corporation have been searching for a replacement for ‘The Great British Bake Off’ since it left the network in 2016, moving to Channel 4, and the new series, ‘Flour Power’, will see a panel of professional bakers visiting workplaces across the UK to judge employees’ baking skills. A TV insider told The Sun’s Bizarre TV col... »

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