Alan Johnson on why the Great British Bake Off should win at the Bafta TV Awards 2015

The Labour politician loves the suspense of BBC's hit baking show...

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Why are you voting for the Great British Bake Off?

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It has every ingredient – drama, comedy, tragedy, suspense – all within the kind of bucolic setting that Agatha Christie used for her murder mysteries. And there’s something of Poirot and Miss Marple about Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry gathering the house guests before identifying the miscreants.

Who was your favourite contestant from the last series of the show?

Nancy Birtwhistle. Some may have considered her no-nonsense style plain, but she proved to be self-raising when the heat was on. 

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