The Great British Bake Off

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The Great British Bake Off final – as it happened
After 10 weeks, only three contestants remained. As the nerve-wracking finale kicked in, who was crowned the ultimate Star Baker?

Scott Bryan

28, Nov, 2023 @9:29 PM

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The Great British Bake Off final review – one last spicy twist changes everything
The bakers are virtually identical, the format repetitive, the standards low – we’ve just seen everything on this show far too many times before. Until one final moment livens things up …

Jack Seale

28, Nov, 2023 @9:15 PM

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The Great British Bake Off semi-final – as it happened
Only four bakers remained for pastry week. Whose patisserie was an absolute dream – and whose puff was totally rough?

Scott Bryan

21, Nov, 2023 @9:15 PM

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TV tonight: why Mary Portas gave Rishi Sunak a Jilly Cooper book
Portas joins Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Kevin McCloud in getting creative to fight the climate crisis. Plus: Joan Collins meets Louis Theroux. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Ellen E Jones, Alexi Duggins and Simon Wardell

21, Nov, 2023 @6:20 AM

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The Great British Bake Off: episode eight – as it happened
It’s the first ever party week! Which of the final five contestants was the life and soul – and who did the judges decide they didn’t want in their kitchen?

Scott Bryan

14, Nov, 2023 @9:16 PM

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Pottery, woodwork and The Great British Bake Off: how joyful gentle hobbies took over television
Fourteen seasons in, Bake Off has inspired an entire extended TV universe, where kind people showcase their passions and inspire us to pursue our own

Wendy Syfret

13, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘I was told I had lost my mojo’: AJ Odudu on being sacked, fighting back – and her stunning second act
Ten years ago, Odudu was dropped from a Big Brother spin-off programme, without explanation. Now she is presenting the main show. She discusses the path from TV to call centre work to being back in-demand

Elle Hunt

13, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The Great British Bake Off: episode seven – as it happened
Only six bakers remained – but which of them were the judges sweet on in dessert week?

Scott Bryan

07, Nov, 2023 @9:14 PM

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TV tonight: Anthony Joshua reveals all to Louis Theroux
The roving reporter takes on the former heavyweight boxing champion. Plus: Bake Off continues. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall, Jack Seale and Simon Wardell

07, Nov, 2023 @6:20 AM

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‘I only realised it was the first lesbian kiss after it aired’: the trailblazers who changed TV for ever
They gave birth in front of a million people, battled constant prejudice, nearly died on black ice … and drove straight into the history books. Prepare to meet some true television pioneers

Michael Hogan

03, Nov, 2023 @1:00 PM

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The Great British Bake Off: episode six – as it happened
Only seven bakers remained – but who blossomed in botanical week?

Scott Bryan

31, Oct, 2023 @9:16 PM

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‘As interesting as watching dough rise’: is this the dullest Bake Off ever?
After 14 series, the sparkle has gone. Even Alison Hammond has failed to inject enough energy into this total snoozefest of a show

Leila Latif

31, Oct, 2023 @4:36 PM

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