'It's A Sin' cast to reunite on Christmas episode of 'Bake Off'

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Some of the 'It's A Sin' stars will be on 'Bake Off'. (Channel 4)

Shaun Dooley and Olly Alexander are among the It’s A Sin cast members set to reunite for a special Christmas instalment of the Great British Bake Off.

Nathaniel Curtis and Lydia West will also be taking part in the festive edition of the Channel 4 baking show.

A picture shared on the programme’s Twitter account showed the actors in the famous tent alongside Bake Off judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith and presenters Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas.

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The tweet said: “On your marks, get set… La! We’re turning our Tent into the Pink Palace as the stars of award-winning @Channel4 drama It’s A Sin don their aprons for The Great Christmas Bake Off!

“Line-up: Olly Alexander, Lydia West, Nathaniel Curtis, Shaun Dooley. Date: To be revealed!”

Dooley tweeted that he’d had “such a good time” doing it, and said it was a “privilege” to spend more time with the It’s A Sin cast.

Curtis shared Bake Off’s tweet and joked: “It’s beginning to look a lot like… me screaming at an oven at Christmas.”

It’s A Sin fans could barely contain their excitement about the festive episode.

“That’s it now… totally stalking all of you till the date is revealed!” one person tweeted, saying it was the “best Christmas present this year”.

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Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith will be judging the festive bakes. (Channel 4)

Another said it was “the most perfect of combinations”.

“I already know this is going to be the best thing on for Christmas,” said another.

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It’s A Sin, which followed a group of friends living in London through the Aids crisis in the 80s, aired on Channel 4 earlier this year and was a huge hit.

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