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Great British Bake Off brands BBC bullies

Great British Bake Off brands BBC bullies

The creator of ‘The Great British Bake Off’ claims the show "would have died" if it hadn’t moved to Channel 4. The popular baking contest spent seven years on the BBC before changing broadcasters in 2006 and Richard McKerrow has accused network executives of "bullying" production company Love Productions. Speaking at Leeds Trinity University, he said: "I ... »

Sue Perkins ‘annoyed’ by Bake Off success

Sue Perkins ‘annoyed’ by Bake Off success

Sue Perkins admits it is "a bit annoying" ‘The Great British Bake Off’ has been "so successful" since she departed the show. The 49-year-old star and her co-host Mel Giedroyc left the baking programme in 2016 when the series moved from the BBC to Channel 4, and while she is pleased the show is still alive and kicking following the channel change, Sue admits it "... »

Sandi Toksvig confirms The Great British Bake Off return

Sandi Toksvig confirms The Great British Bake Off return

Sandi Toksvig, Noel Fielding, Prue Leith and Paul ­Hollywood will all be back for the next series of ‘The Great British Bake Off’. The 60-year-old TV presenter has confirmed that her and the ‘Mighty Boosh’ star will return to host the next series of the Channel 4 baking show while baker Paul and chef-and-author Prue will also return to judge the new bakers. She told the Dai... »

Bake Off’s Ruby Bhogal tricked into revealing winner

Bake Off’s Ruby Bhogal tricked into revealing winner

Ruby Bhogal has been tricked into revealing this year’s ‘Great British Bake Off’ winner by an online prankster. The 29-year-old project manager – who is a finalist alongside Kim-Joy, Rahul Mandal, and Briony Williams – is said to have divulged the winner of the pre-recorded series on Twitter after a guy set up a fake account posing as the show’s co-host Sandi To... »

Great British Bake Off moves away from innuendos

Great British Bake Off moves away from innuendos

‘The Great British Bake Off’ will no longer feature any sexual innuendos which made it a favourite across the nation. The baking contest’s double entendres, such as "soggy bottoms", have been replaced for the show’s big return to Channel 4 next week, and show judge Paul Hollywood, 52, has played down the impact of the rude puns. He told The Sun: "I think innu... »

Prue Leith: Spoiling last year’s Great British Bake Off finale was scary

Prue Leith: Spoiling last year’s Great British Bake Off finale was scary

Prue Leith was told she had "ruined lives" after she spoilt last year’s ‘The Great British Bake Off’ finale. The 78-year-old chef – who appears on the series alongside fellow show judge Paul Hollywood, 52, and presenters, Sandi Toksvig, 60, and Noel Fielding, 45 – has revealed it was "scary" and "horrible" when she accidentally let slip t... »

Prue Leith promises Great British Bake Off meltdowns

Prue Leith promises Great British Bake Off meltdowns

Prue Leith has revealed Paul Hollywood caused a few "meltdowns" on the upcoming series of ‘The Great British Bake Off’. The 78-year-old star – who is feeling more settled in her second season on the Channel 4 show – admitted her fellow judge doesn’t always realise how harsh he is being, but added that hosts Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig give support to the... »

Great British Bake Off unveils new contestants

Great British Bake Off unveils new contestants

A banker, a scientist, and a home brewer are among the contestants for the new series of ‘Great British Bake Off’. The popular baking competition – which is hosted by Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig – returns to Channel 4 next week and producers have now revealed the 12 hopefuls who’ll be hoping to impress judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith with their culinary creat... »

Paul Hollywood lands new cooking show

Paul Hollywood lands new cooking show

Paul Hollywood will tour the US for a new cooking show. The 52-year-old celebrity chef is heading Stateside after landing himself a new five-part cookery series, ‘Paul Goes to Hollywood’, which will see him jump on the back on a Harley Davidson motorbike for a 3,000-mile trip across the pond. Paul will visit different culinary locations which have featured in iconic Hollywood films, ma... »

Sandi Toksvig chooses Danish week for Great British Bake Off

Sandi Toksvig chooses Danish week for Great British Bake Off

‘Great British Bake Off’ is to have a Danish week in honour of Sandi Toksvig. The 60-year-old presenter – who was born in Copenhagen but grew up in New York City – and her co-host Noel Fielding were asked to select themes for this year’s contest, and while the ‘Mighty Boosh’ star suggested introducing the programme’s first ever vegan week, the ‘... »

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