It wasn't the quality of the bake or the audibility of the snap that stole the show in last night's biscuit task on The Great British Bake Off.
Makers of 'The Great British Bake Off' have denied claims that the show is 'fixed', after it emerged that one of its contestants has already appeared on another cooking show.
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Netflix has confirmed British drug dealer drama Top Boy is to make a return with Drake at the helm. The 31-year-old rapper will executive produce the new 10-episode run of the programme, which will see Ashley Walters and rapper Kano reprise their roles as Dushane and Sully respectively. Drake is to revive Top Boy for Netflix.
Prue Leith’s fellow The Great British Bake Off judge has admitted he was “horrified” when she accidentally revealed who had won the show before the final aired. Paul Hollywood was shocked when his fellow judge made the gaffe by tweeting that Sophie Faldo had triumphed in the finale – nearly 12 hours before the episode aired. During an episode of The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice host Jo Brand couldn’t resist poking fun at Prue.
Channel 4 have confirmed Liam Gallagher will appear in a Celebrity Gogglebox special alongside his mum and son. The 45-year-old singer will feature on an upcoming Stand Up To Cancer special edition of the show with his mother Peggy and 16-year-old lad Gene as part of a star-studded line-up which also features Ed Sheeran, and Jessica Hynes. Liam Gallagher has been confirmed as one of the famous faces on this week’s Celebrity Gogglebox.
Yahoo Celebrity is choosing not to name the triumphant baker in question to ensure the finale is not spoiled for readers. Prue later expressed regret after her mishap, blaming the six-hour time difference in Bhutan. Following the gaffe, some Bake Off fans were up in arms at finding out who has won before the show has aired on Channel 4.
The Labour leader will wax lyrical about TV shows with a mystery celebrity for a charity version of the Channel 4 show.
Paul Hollywood says the Great British Bake Off will remain “exactly the same” when it eventually ends up on Channel 4. Well, we can think of one or two or maybe even THREE things that’ll be a little bit different, Paul. “The Bake Off won’t change in the sense that the format will stay exactly the same, the tent will stay the same, the challenges and really the bakers (will not change),” the 50-year old told Jonathan Ross.
The last ever BBC series spluttered to an end last week, and now it looks like plans for one last hurrah via a Comic Relief special have been scuppered after an almighty row with the show’s owners, Love Productions. The Beeb had hoped to reunite Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry for one last time to judge the efforts of 12 assembled celebrities for a charity special – but Love Productions have told them exactly what they can do with that idea. “We would have loved a Bake Off Comic Relief special,” the BBC said in a statement last night.
If the simmering tensions between Sue Perkins and Paul Hollywood on display in tonight’s episode of Bake Off are anything to go by, it’s probably a good job they’re going their separate ways. The Sun claims Sue’s comments during tonight’s technical challenge are further evidence of an off-screen feud.
If you’re wondering why there’s a Steph and Dom-shaped hole in the latest series of Gogglebox, there’s a very good reason. Steph and Dom / Wenn The couple have announced they’ve quit the hit Channel 4 show – and it’s all because they want to give everybody else a chance to have their say. How very generous. “We think it’s important that everyone gets their chance to be on Gogglebox and give their opinion,” they told The Sun.
The prospect of hit ‘90s show The Crystal Maze returning to our TV sets has been sending many people of a certain age all teary eyed with nostalgia. Stars hooking up with new presenter Stephen Merchant include ex-England and Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand and ex-Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan. Also appearing on the show will be Radio 2 presenter Sara Cox, comedian Josh Widdicombe and Paralympics hero Jonnie Peacock.
Britney Spears has admitted that she would be interested in a role on the Great British Bake Off when it moves over to Channel 4 next year because she loves cooking calorific treats. The Toxic hitmaker stopped by BBC Radio 1 on Wednesday to have a natter with Scott Mills and Chris Stark, but the conversation soon turned to the hot topic of the moment: Bake Off’s channel/presenter drama.
Former Bake Off favourite Ruby Tandoh has told her Twitter followers exactly what she thinks about Paul Hollywood’s decision to ‘follow the dough’ to Channel 4 – and it makes for pretty uncomfortable reading. The 24-year-old baker has a bit of history with Paul. “When I spoke about my news earlier on, I did not know what Mary was saying about her decision, and more importantly had not been able to speak to her,” he said in a later statement.
Acid-tongued Dead Or Alive singer Pete Burns is well known for his addiction to going under the knife – and in a new Channel 5 show, he admits that this compulsion almost killed him. The 57-year-old star appears on Channel 5’s Celebrity Botched Up Bodies this week, and claims that he’s had an incredible 300 procedures in a bid to patch up a succession of botched ops on his famously cartoonish face.
It’s barely 24 hours since Mel and Sue announced that they were sensationally quitting Bake Off, but a steady stream of celebs are already edging forward with one eye on the dough. One contender who must surely be a favourite is TV chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver, who has made no secret of his love for the show in the past. “I love Mary Berry and it’s really great watching.
Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins have sensationally quit as presenters of the Great British Bake Off following the news that the hit show will be switching to Channel 4.