The Great Comic Relief Bake Off – preview pictures and trailer

Ellie Simmonds, Claudia Winkleman and Warwick Davis are among celebrities testing their culinary mettle in a GBBO special for charity

Missing Mary’s jazzy jackets, Mel and Sue’s baking puns and Paul Hollywood’s hedgehog-y hair? Never fear, The Great British Bake Off is returning to our screens for a special in aid of Comic Relief.


And a host of brave Celebrity bakers are heading into the tent to test their culinary skills, including… Claudia Winkleman, Ed Bryne, Helen Glover, Martha Kearney, Julia Bradbury, Bob Mortimer, Ellie Simmonds, Kirsty Wark, Stephen K Amos, Jo Brand, Lorna Watson, Ingrid Oliver, Duncan Bannatyne, Simon Reeve, Warwick Davis and Andy Akinwolere. 

Will Dragon Duncan Bannatyne have the patience to perfect a pithivier? Can Claudia Winkleman keep her cool? And will Paralympic medalist Ellie Simmonds go for gold in the kitchen?


From the look of this trailer there’ll be drama, distress and baking disasters before you can say soggy bottom…