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Bake Off was ‘under threat’ on BBC

Bake Off was ‘under threat’ on BBC

‘The Great British Bake Off’ moved to Channel 4 because show bosses felt the series was "under threat" at the BBC. Richard McKerrow – the owner of Love Productions, the company behind the hugely popular programme – insists the switch was to "protect" the series, and denies the reason was "all about" cash. He told The Sun’s Bizarre TV colu... »

Prue Leith lost virginity at 15

Prue Leith lost virginity at 15

Prue Leith lost her virginity to a "pushy" boyfriend when she was just 15. The 78-year-old chef didn’t have a great first experience of sex but is thankful she found herself in a "good relationship" soon afterwards. She said: "I was just weak because I had this rather pushy boyfriend who kept taunting me, ‘You’re such a baby. Grow up!’ "But luc... »

Sandi Toksvig’s ‘naughty’ Bake Off family

Sandi Toksvig’s ‘naughty’ Bake Off family

Sandi Toksvig feels like she is in a "naughty dysfunctional family" when she is filming ‘The Great British Bake Off’. The 60-year-old TV presenter is "in love" with her co-host Noel Fielding and she cannot believe how much fun the pair and the two judges, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith, are allowed to get away with on the Channel 4 show. Speaking at the Virgin TV Bri... »

Great British Bake Off stars paid for charity shows

Great British Bake Off stars paid for charity shows

‘Great British Bake Off’ judge Paul Hollywood received up to £117,500 to appear in charity specials of the show. The 52-year-old baking expert was paid for his stint on Channel 4′s recent Stand Up To Cancer celebrity episodes, as were fellow judge Prue Leith, 78, and presenters Sandi Toksvig, 59, and 44-year-old Noel Fielding, though it’s unclear how much they received or h... »

Ricky Wilson, Alan Carr for GBBO special

Ricky Wilson, Alan Carr for GBBO special

Ricky Wilson, Alan Carr, Jamie Laing and Martin Kemp are among the stars taking part in a ‘Great British Bake Off’ celebrity special. Each episode of the ‘Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off’ will see four celebrities go head-to-head in the signature, technical, and showstopper challenges in a bid to be crowned Star Baker, and Channel 4 have now released the full list of who ... »

Mary Berry would’ve chosen Prue Leith as her GBBO replacement

Mary Berry would’ve chosen Prue Leith as her GBBO replacement

Mary Berry would’ve chosen Prue Leith as her replacement on ‘Great British Bake Off’. The culinary queen broke hearts last year when she announced she was turning her back on the cooking series, which she fronted alongside Paul Hollywood, when the rights to the format were swiped by Channel 4 and, although she decided to leave out of "loyalty" to the BBC, she is glad bo... »

Micky Flanagan had a sex dream about Mary Berry

Micky Flanagan had a sex dream about Mary Berry

Micky Flanagan had a sex dream about Mary Berry. The 55-year-old comedian once had a fantasy about the former ‘Great British Bake Off judge’ – who is almost 30 years older than him and has been married to Paul J.M. Hunnings for over five decades – couldn’t believe it when he woke up one day and realised he’d dreamt about sharing a bed with her the night before. ... »

Mary Berry: Paul Hollywood’s ‘quite sexy’

Mary Berry: Paul Hollywood’s ‘quite sexy’

Mary Berry thinks Paul Hollywood is "quite sexy". The former ‘Great British Bake Off’ judge has joked that her former co-star is quite good looking but said not to tell him or it’d give him an ego boost. Asked if he was as "sexy as he looks", Mary quipped whilst attending an event in London: "I think you should be the judge of that" … He is qui... »

Prue Leith regrets stealing mother’s friend’s husband

Prue Leith regrets stealing mother’s friend’s husband

Prue Leith still regrets stealing her mother’s friend’s husband – almost 60 years later. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ judge had a 13-year love affair with Rayne Kruger while he was married to his wife Anne – a friend of her family – and, although she’s completely against adultery, she can’t help but think fondly about their "fantastic"... »

Prue Leith ‘felt suicidal’ after GBBO blunder

Prue Leith ‘felt suicidal’ after GBBO blunder

Prue Leith "felt suicidal" after she accidentally let slip the winner of the ‘Great British Bake Off’. The 77-year-old restaurateur prematurely announced that Sophie Faldo had become the new champion of the show – 12 hours before the episode had aired on television screens – because she was on holiday in Bhutan and had got confused over the time zone and, although... »

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