This montage of Bake Off’s best bits will leave you sobbing into your leftover turkey

Farewell Mary, Mel and Sue!

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The Great British Bake Off aired its final episode on the BBC last night and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. The baking series – which has been shown on the Beeb since its very first series in 2010 – will transfer to Channel 4 next year in a reported £20 million deal, but without judge Mary Berry and presenters Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc after the trio decided not to “go with the dough”.

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In the closing moments of a festive two-part special, the series broadcast a montage of its very best bits – the highs and lows that helped attract a record 14.8 million viewers to the show’s most recent final. Think Nadiya’s teary win, Frances’s biscuit tower and Iain’s notorious baked Alaska…

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And with our final glimpse at all our favourite bakers past and present, it all got a bit emotional – for us and for Mary. In the words of Bezza herself, it was “sheer perfection. And we enjoyed every minute”. Now pass the tissues…