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The Great British Bake Off

  • Season 2016
  • 11 episodes
  • Food
  • Lifestyle

Summary

The bakers are challenged to make a fatless sponge, their version of a Spanish classic, multi-bake, mini masterpieces, and the most complex showstopper ever featured on the show.

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Episode 1: The Great Christmas Bake Off: Christmas Special

Summary

For their last outing together, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood welcome back eight contestants from the show's past to compete once more. In this first of two editions, Mary-Anne Boermans, Ali Imdad, Cathryn Dresser and Norman Calder face three festive challenges, starting with a signature featuring highly decorative Christmas bakes that require intricate icing, a technical that is to be decorated with chocolate snowflakes, and the showstopper, where the bakers must produce a festive masterpiece

Review

As Charles Dickens almost said in A Christmas Carol, I’m sure we shall none of us forget The Great British Bake Off or this first parting that there was among us.

Of course Bake Off as we’ve known it is gone, to return to C4 next year without its heartbeat. So these Christmas specials are all the more poignant knowing that this really, really is the end of the great team that is Mel, Sue, Mary and Paul.

As is the way of these things, these festive specials, complete with Christmas jumpers, were shot during this past boiling summer, with four bakers from previous series returning to take part in three seasonal challenges.

Part two is tomorrow.

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Credits

Crew

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PresenterMel Giedroyc
PresenterSue Perkins
JudgePaul Hollywood
JudgeMary Berry
Executive producerSarah Thomson-Woolley
Executive producerRichard McKerrow
Series directorAndy Devonshire

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  • The Great Christmas Bake Off: Christmas Special

    - , Food Network

    Summary

    For their last outing together, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood welcome back eight contestants from the show's past to compete once more. In this first of two editions, Mary-Anne Boermans, Ali Imdad, Cathryn Dresser and Norman Calder face three festive challenges, starting with a signature featuring highly decorative Christmas bakes that require intricate icing, a technical that is to be decorated with chocolate snowflakes, and the showstopper, where the bakers must produce a festive masterpiece

    Review

    As Charles Dickens almost said in A Christmas Carol, I’m sure we shall none of us forget The Great British Bake Off or this first parting that there was among us.

    Of course Bake Off as we’ve known it is gone, to return to C4 next year without its heartbeat. So these Christmas specials are all the more poignant knowing that this really, really is the end of the great team that is Mel, Sue, Mary and Paul.

    As is the way of these things, these festive specials, complete with Christmas jumpers, were shot during this past boiling summer, with four bakers from previous series returning to take part in three seasonal challenges.

    Part two is tomorrow.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    channeltimestatus

    Food Network

    Food Network
    -

    Food Network +1

    Food Network +1
    -

    Details

    Languages
    Formats
    Colour | HD | SUB | WIDE

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    PresenterMel Giedroyc
    PresenterSue Perkins
    JudgePaul Hollywood
    JudgeMary Berry
    Executive producerSarah Thomson-Woolley
    Executive producerRichard McKerrow
    Series directorAndy Devonshire

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