The Great British Bake Off

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The Great British Bake Off 2021: episode one – as it happened
We’re back in the tent for more cake-based mayhem! But who rose to the occasion – and who bottomed out?

Scott Bryan and Michael Chakraverty

21, Sep, 2021 @8:32 PM

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The Great British Bake Off 2021 review – joyous TV that shows no signs of staleness
Presenters Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas are purring and the new contestants are defying gravity. Yes, the tonic that is Bake Off returns for a 12th series

Jack Seale

21, Sep, 2021 @8:30 PM

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TV tonight: Bake Off is back!
A dozen more baking hopefuls arrive in the tent. Plus: Never Mind the Buzzcocks returns. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Ali Catterall, Hannah Verdier, Ellen E Jones and Paul Howlett

21, Sep, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Caked crusaders: how The Great British Bake Off took over the world
It seems everyone wants a slice of Channel 4’s action, whether homemade or imported. But what exactly is the attraction?

Joanna Moorhead

19, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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The Great British Bake Off 2021: this year’s contestants – ranked!
From a police detective to a physicist and a miniature zoo owner, meet the bakers set to rise to the challenge in the world’s most daunting tent

Stuart Heritage

14, Sep, 2021 @8:24 AM

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From Nicki Minaj to Craig Revel Horwood: 10 of the best TV talent show judges
The harshest, funniest and downright weirdest talent show authorities, judging everything from singing to pottery to makeup

Fiona Sturges

25, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Chernobyl and The Feed among dramas driving UK TV exports to Europe
Figures for 2019/20 show sales to Europe rose 4%, with an appetite for archive shows as well as new

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

21, Jun, 2021 @6:29 PM

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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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