Follow the new Great British Bake Off stars on Twitter

Check out what the bakers get up to on social media before we see them in action on our TV screens


The new series of The Great British Bake Off is close. So close we can smell it. And it smells incredible.


But before it’s time to really dig in, here’s a tasty little appetiser – a chance to get to know this year’s amateur bakers even before you see them on screen.

Here’s how to follow them on Twitter…

Rav Bansal

Follow Rav, the 28-year-old University support worker, via @RavSBansal 

Tom Gillford

Follow Tom, the 26-year-old project manager from Rochdale, via @Tom_gilliford

Candice Brown

Follow Candice, the 31-year-old PE teacher from Bedford, via @CJ_Brownie

Jane Beedle

Follow Jane, the 61-year-old garden designer from Kent, via @Janebbakes

Louise Williams

Follow Louise, the 46-year-old hairdresser from Cardiff, via @LouBaraDa

Andrew Smyth

Follow Andrew, the 25-year-old aerospace engineer from Cardiff, via @cakesmyth

 Selasi Gbormittah

Follow Selasi, the 30-year-old banking worker from London, via @selasigb

Michael Georgiou

Follow Michael, the 20-year-old economics student at Durham, via @michaelgeo96


Follow Benjamani, the 23-year-old teaching assistant from London, via @bakedbybenji 


The Great British Bake Off returns at 8pm on 24th August on BBC1