The Great British Bake Off is back for its 14th season, bringing comfort and excitement to viewers as the nights get longer and temperatures begin to drop. With judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith ready to inspect soggy bottoms and hosts Noel Fielding and Alison Hammond offering light relief and support, this season is bound to be a treat for baking enthusiasts and fans of the show.
Alison Hammond, known for her role as a host on This Morning, expressed her excitement about joining the Bake Off team. She looks forward to meeting this year’s bakers and feels honored to be back in the tent. Channel 4’s chief content officer, Ian Katz, describes Alison as lovable, effortlessly funny, and possessing the best laugh in Britain. After her successful appearance on Celebrity Bake Off, the team is thrilled to have her back.
The 14th season of The Great British Bake Off is set to premiere on Tuesday, September 26th, at 8pm on Channel 4. Fans and baking enthusiasts can mark their calendars and prepare for another season filled with delicious treats and impressive baking skills.
One notable change to this season is the absence of themed weeks like “Japanese week” and other national themes. Executive producer Kieran Smith confirms that they have listened to feedback and will focus on a more traditional approach. The team behind Bake Off wants to avoid any unintentional cultural insensitivity and ensure that the show remains enjoyable and inclusive for all viewers.
Paul Hollywood adds that this season’s challenges have been carefully chosen to be approachable, incorporating beautiful classic recipes that have been successful in the past. The regular weeks of cakes, biscuits, bread, patisserie, and chocolate will be joined by a new theme called Party Cakes. While Paul doesn’t reveal any spoilers, he believes that viewers will love the challenges presented in the Party Cakes week.
The season promises to be filled with excitement, creativity, and mouth-watering bakes. The return to a more traditional approach aligns with the show’s initial philosophy, focusing on timeless recipes that showcase the bakers’ skills and inspire viewers at home.
So, get your apron ready and tune in to The Great British Bake Off on Tuesday, September 26th, at 8pm on Channel 4. Prepare to be entertained, inspired, and possibly craving some delicious baked goodies.