Mel Giedroyc

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Humble pie presumably tastes rather gamey. Photograph: Getty Images

If you know what a soggy bottom is, then you probably also know that seven series of The Great British Bake Off arrived on Netflix at the end of (...)

 Prue Leith  has been confirmed as a judge  on Channel 4’s ‘The Great British Bake Off’. File photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

TV chef Prue Leith has been confirmed as a judge alongside Paul Hollywood on Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off (GBBO). Presenters Sandi Toksvig (...)

The Great British Bake Off: all this year’s bakers with Mel Giedroyc, Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry and Sue Perkins

It was important that reports of The Great British Bake Off’s departure from the BBC made it on to the news pages. Nothing stirs the spirits more than(...)

Seven hundred people contributed to a crowdfunding campaign by Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (Cats) to buy up poster sites in Clapham Common tube station in London for a two-week period. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

In numbers: Cat-ham Common 60 Number of pictures of quizzical cats currently gracing the advertising hoardings in Clapham Common tube station in Lon(...)

Presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins have won hearts by saying they are “not going with the dough”.  Photograph: PA

One is a darkly satirical brand of drama typically set in a cruel and often dystopian near-future. The other is a show about baking cakes in a bunting(...)

Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc at the 2014 Arqiva British Academy Television Awards at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London.

It is hard not to suspect that it’s all over for The Great British Bake Off. Its delicately balanced recipe depends so much on the flavours of its pr(...)

Johnny Depp as Donald Trump in The Art of the  Deal – The Movie: almost as funny as the real thing

It’s hard to compete with the power, drama, emotion and scandal coming to us live from the Olympics, which continues to dominate schedules until this (...)

Great British Bake Off  contestants (left to right) Alvin, Ugne, Paul, Dorret, Marie, Ian, Nadiya, Stu, Tamal, Flora, Mat and Sandy  for this year’s BBC1’s cookery contest, Photograph: Mark Bourdillon/PA Wire

It is a truth universally acknowledged that you’d want to be some class of monster not to love the Great British Bake Off. Even people who don’t watch(...)

If you want to have heated debates about what exactly constitutes a “watercooler moment” in television viewing, and whether “shiny-floor” talent conte(...)