The Great British Bake Off Series 1

The first-ever series of The Great British Bake Off sees 10 passionate homebakers battle it out to be crowned Best Amateur Baker. Each week the bakers face a new challenge in a different location: from cake in the Cotswolds to bread in Sandwich, Kent. Judging the baking are renowned baking writer Mary Berry and professional baker Paul Hollywood. Hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins also present short films throughout the series tracing the very particular history of British baking.

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