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Prue Leith talked out of Dancing On Ice appearane

Prue Leith talked out of Dancing On Ice appearane

Prue Leith’s husband stopped her from taking part in ‘Dancing on Ice’ because he felt she was "too old". The ‘Great British Bake Off’ judge – who turned 80 on Tuesday (18.02.20) – was "really keen" on the idea of learning to ice skate for the show but both her secretary and her spouse John Playfair were afraid she’d get injured. S... »

Jo Brand plays down Great British Bake Off rumours

Jo Brand plays down Great British Bake Off rumours

Jo Brand has played down speculation she could replace Sandi Toksvig on ‘The Great British Bake Off’. The 62-year-old comedienne – who co-hosts ‘Bake Off’ spin-off ‘Extra Slice’ – has been linked to the vacant hosting spot after Sandi quit the programme earlier this month, but it doesn’t look like Jo will be making the move to the main show. Sh... »

Noel Fielding, Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood to remain on GBBO

Noel Fielding, Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood to remain on GBBO

Noel Fielding, Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood will remain on ‘The Great British Bake Off’ for at least the next three years. After Noel’s co-presenter Sandi Toksvig made the shocking announcement this week that she is leaving the show, Channel 4 has confirmed that Noel and judges Prue and Paul are committed to the baking competition. Meanwhile, Sandi revealed she decided to leave ... »

Noel Fielding feels like ‘Tom without Jerry’ after Sandi Toksvig quit GBBO

Noel Fielding feels like ‘Tom without Jerry’ after Sandi Toksvig quit GBBO

Noel Fielding feels like "Tom without Jerry" after his ‘The Great British Bake Off’ co-host Sandi Toksvig quit the show. The 61-year-old TV presenter announced she is departing the programme after three years and 51 showstoppers to work on other projects, including Channel 4 adult literacy series ‘The Write Offs’, on Thursday morning (16.01.20). She said in a stat... »

Sandi Toksvig quits Great British Bake Off

Sandi Toksvig quits Great British Bake Off

Sandi Toksvig has quit ‘The Great British Bake Off’. The 61-year-old TV presenter is departing the programme after three years and 51 showstoppers to work on other projects, including Channel 4 adult literacy series ‘The Write Offs’. She said in a statement: "When stepping down from a job it is quite common for people to say they are doing so in order to spend more tim... »

Prue Leith enjoyed adding ‘more sex’ into new novel The Lost Son

Prue Leith enjoyed adding ‘more sex’ into new novel The Lost Son

Prue Leith was told to add "more sex" to her latest novel. The ‘Great British Bake Off’ judge admitted she thought she’d penned the "perfect book" with ‘The Lost Son’, but her editor reckoned the story needed to focus on the racier content rather than "too much food". Speaking to The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre TV column, she said: &quo... »

Prue Leith: Great British Bake Off is the ‘easiest job’ I’ve ever done

Prue Leith: Great British Bake Off is the ‘easiest job’ I’ve ever done

Prue Leith says ‘The Great British Bake Off’ is the "easiest job" she’s ever done. The 79-year-old chef judges alongside Paul Hollywood on the Channel 4 baking competition, and has admitted she finds the role "easy" and fun to do, because all she has to do is "walk on, eat cake, say what [she] thinks, walk off, and get paid". She said: "I don... »

Paul Hollywood wants acting career

Paul Hollywood wants acting career

Paul Hollywood is keen to launch an acting career. The 53-year-old celebrity chef is hoping to get his big break after dabbling in scenes for ‘The Great British Bake Off’ comedy sketches, during which his fellow show judge Sandi Toksvig, 61, praised him for his acting skills and suggested he go into acting. He is quoted by the Daily Star newspaper as saying: "I’d love to try... »

Derry Girls to star in Great British Bake Off festive special

Derry Girls to star in Great British Bake Off festive special

The ‘Derry Girls’ cast are to star in a ‘Great British Bake Off’ special to air on New Year’s Day (01.01.20). Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Dylan Llewellyn and Siobhan McSweeney will all be stepping into the iconic tent to display their cooking skills on the Channel 4 programme. Nicola – who plays nervous schoolgirl Clare De... »

GBBO’s Sophie Faldo could only enjoy the show when it was over

GBBO’s Sophie Faldo could only enjoy the show when it was over

‘Great British Bake Off’ star Sophie Faldo only enjoyed the show once it finished. The 2017 winner of the Channel 4 baking contest has recalled how it wasn’t until she sat and had champagne with judges Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith and co-host Sandi Toksvig after the competition was out of the way that they had a nice chat "like real human beings", and admitted it was a re... »

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