FINALLY some good news for 2020, The Great British Bake Off has confirmed it is back, set a reminder for September 22.

The perfect escapist viewing for a bizarre year, the new series of GBBO on Channel 4 sees Matt Lucas making his debut after the departure of Sandi Toksvig.

Matt will be joining Noel Fielding, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith in the tent with a whole new batch of contestants who are yet to be revealed.


Will they rise to the challenge or will it all go to pieces in the last few seconds? What will Paul Hollywood do instead of his trademark handshake? A wave from 2 metres away isn’t quite the same.

The trailer came out a few weeks ago and lightheartedly poked fun at the nation’s obsession with flour earlier on this year, as we all set about making banana bread and sourdough as lockdown commenced.

Fans are beside themselves with excitement at the news.



The show(stopper) must go on.