Sandi Toksvig

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... »

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... »

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 ... »

Teri Hatcher to join celeb series of Great British Bake Off

Teri Hatcher to join celeb series of Great British Bake Off

Teri Hatcher is reportedly set to join the line-up for a celebrity series of ‘The Great British Bake Off’. The ‘Desperate Housewives’ actress will swap Wisteria Lane for a tent in the English countryside later this year, as she’s set to appear on Channel 4′s first celebrity series of the popular baking show. A source told The Sun newspaper: "Teri is a bit o... »

Sue Perkins unfollows Paul Hollywood on Twitter

Sue Perkins unfollows Paul Hollywood on Twitter

Sue Perkins has unfollowed Paul Hollywood on Twitter. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ judge accused the 48-year-old presenter of "abandoning" the cooking show last year after she, Mary Berry and Mel Giedroyc quit the programme out of "loyalty" to the BBC when the rights to the format were swiped by Channel 4. But, although the foursome have always claimed there was no ... »

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... »

Paul Hollywood slams Mary Berry after she ‘abandoned’ Great British Bake Off

Paul Hollywood slams Mary Berry after she ‘abandoned’ Great British Bake Off

Paul Hollywood has claimed Mary Berry "abandoned" the ‘Great British Bake Off’. The 51-year-old celebrity baker came under fire last year when he announced that he was moving with the cooking show when Channel 4 swiped the rights to the format from the BBC as part of a mega-money deal, but he can’t understand why he was the one to get all the stick when it was his co-ju... »

Prue Leith accidentally announces who wins Great British Bake Off

Prue Leith accidentally announces who wins Great British Bake Off

Prue Leith has accidentally announced who wins this year’s ‘Great British Bake Off’. The show judge – who was called in as Mary Berry’s replacement alongside silver fox Paul Hollywood after the baking series shifted to Channel 4 earlier this year – has been left red-faced after she revealed who walked away as the champion in a pre-scheduled tweet, which has sinc... »

Bake Off fails to nab ‘prestigious’ celebs for Stand Up to Cancer episodes

Bake Off fails to nab ‘prestigious’ celebs for Stand Up to Cancer episodes

‘Great British Bake Off’ bosses are struggling to get "prestigious" celebrities to star in forthcoming charity episodes that will raise money for Stand Up to Cancer. The likes of Samantha Cameron, Geri Horner, Kimberley Walsh, Louise Redknapp and Dame Edna Everage jumped at the chance to tackle the heat in the infamous tent before Channel 4 snatched the show from the BBC in a... »

Prue Leith to sign new contract with Great British Bake Off

Prue Leith to sign new contract with Great British Bake Off

Great British Bake Off’s Prue Leith is yet to sign a contract for the second series. The 77-year-old restaurateur has won over the hearts of the nation with her brutal judging manner on the baking show over the past few months but, despite her successful first stint, Channel 4 are yet to renew her contract for next year’s instalment. Speaking to The Sun newspaper, she said: "IR... »

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