The Great British Bake Off

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Nadiya Hussain: ‘I never even dreamed of being a part of all this’
For Observer Food Monthly’s 20th anniversary, the TV presenter and cook recalls baking cakes for her GCSEs 20 years ago – and the worst thing about cooking at home in a pandemic

Rebecca Nicholson

18, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Great British Saturation Point: is the Bake Off recipe going stale?
All That Glitters, a jewellery-making version of Bake Off, is the latest to reapply the formula in unexpected ways. Here’s a quick guide to the best, and the worst, attempts

Stuart Heritage

12, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off 2021: episode five – as it happened
Decorative choux buns and bucket list bakes are on the menu, as Anneka Rice, John Bishop, Ade Adepitan and Nadine Coyle step in to the tent for the final episode of the charity competition

Michael Chakraverty and Scott Bryan

06, Apr, 2021 @8:20 PM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off 2021: episode four – as it happened
After last week – and the creme de la creme of the Celebrity Bake Off world – can KSI, Jade Thirlwall, Katherine Ryan and Stacey Dooley also rise to the challenge?

Scott Bryan and Michael Chakraverty

30, Mar, 2021 @8:16 PM

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Mel Giedroyc: 'I’ve never been one of the cool gang. It’s a good feeling'
The comedian and TV presenter on finding the confidence to write a novel after ‘bluffing it’ in TV for 30 years

Kate Kellaway

28, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off 2021: episode three – as it happened
Prepare for sweet treats and cake-themed chaos, as Dizzee Rascal, Philippa Perry, Reece Shearsmith and Nick Grimshaw enter the tent for week three of the charity competition

Michael Chakraverty and Scott Bryan

23, Mar, 2021 @9:15 PM

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'We needed to rescue the nation from despair': culture's year of Covid
Comedians went virtual, Ai Weiwei went to Portugal – and Bake Off pledged the show would go on. In the first of a two-part series, cultural figures look back on a year that shook their industry

Michael Segalov, Andrew Dickson, Keza MacDonald and Andrew Pulver

21, Mar, 2021 @6:27 PM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off 2021: episode two – as it happened
James McAvoy, Kelly Holmes, Anne-Marie and David Baddiel are next in to the tent, with decorative tarts and animal-themed cakes on the menu

Scott Bryan and Michael Chakraverty

16, Mar, 2021 @9:19 PM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off 2021: episode one – as it happened
Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Tom Allen and Alexandra Burke enter the tent for this year’s charity competition. But who will wow the judges with a stunning showstopper – and whose bakes will be half-baked?

Michael Chakraverty and Scott Bryan

09, Mar, 2021 @9:17 PM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off lineup hailed as 'best ever'
Series will raise money for Stand Up To Cancer and features Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Alexandra Burke and Tom Allen

Scott Bryan

05, Mar, 2021 @12:08 PM

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'Why isn't crying manly?': a comic and a Bake Off star ask what makes a man
In their new podcast, Great British Bake Off contestant Michael Chakraverty and Mark Watson probe all aspects of masculinity

Iman Amrani

25, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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TV tonight: Glenn Howerton returns with another series of AP Bio
More goings on from Whitlock high school’s science department. Plus: Junior Bake Off. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Jack Seale, Phil Harrison, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

18, Jan, 2021 @6:20 AM

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