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    • Mrs Arcanum
    • By Mrs Arcanum 12th Sep 16, 7:13 PM
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    BBC Loses Great British Bake off
    • #1
    • 12th Sep 16, 7:13 PM
    BBC Loses Great British Bake off 12th Sep 16 at 7:13 PM
    The current series will be the last Series of Great British Bake Off on the BBC.

    Seems Love Productions are after money the Beeb just does not have.

    https://twitter.com/bbcpress/status/775391890384490496
    “Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
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    • schrodie
    • By schrodie 12th Sep 16, 7:14 PM
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    • 12th Sep 16, 7:14 PM
    Oh dear what a shame.


    ..........
    Last edited by schrodie; 12-09-2016 at 7:27 PM.
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    • Marisco
    • By Marisco 12th Sep 16, 7:15 PM
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    • #3
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    • 12th Sep 16, 7:15 PM
    Oh dear, what a shame
    • melbury
    • By melbury 12th Sep 16, 7:28 PM
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    • #4
    • 12th Sep 16, 7:28 PM
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    • 12th Sep 16, 7:28 PM
    Oh that's good, perhaps they will put something interesting on in its place
    Stopped smoking 27/12/2007, but could start again at any time

    • JReacher1
    • By JReacher1 12th Sep 16, 7:29 PM
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    • #5
    • 12th Sep 16, 7:29 PM
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    • 12th Sep 16, 7:29 PM
    It'll just be on ITV instead.
    • barbiedoll
    • By barbiedoll 12th Sep 16, 7:58 PM
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    • #6
    • 12th Sep 16, 7:58 PM
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    • 12th Sep 16, 7:58 PM
    I've only watched one or two episodes in this series...there's only so much cake-making I can take in this weather!

    And it's all so intense now. The first few episodes used to just have the contestants making ordinary cakes or biscuits that most of us have tried at one time or another. Now it's all mirror icing (what?) and gingerbread storyboards and everyone is doing "sugarcraft" and upteen layers and so on and so on.

    I do watch "An Extra Slice" though....some of the viewer's cakes are much more at my level!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p030klgk/p030zx2z
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    • Li0nhead
    • By Li0nhead 12th Sep 16, 8:00 PM
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    • #7
    • 12th Sep 16, 8:00 PM
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    • 12th Sep 16, 8:00 PM
    BBC I have an idea you can buy from me.

    I call it "The cake Baking National Challenge".
    Here to help.
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 12th Sep 16, 8:01 PM
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    • #8
    • 12th Sep 16, 8:01 PM
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    • 12th Sep 16, 8:01 PM
    It doesn't matter.
    For those that like it, it will be available.

    That's all people care about.

    It's just a bunch of people making cakes, hardly vital/earth shattering stuff.
    • schrodie
    • By schrodie 12th Sep 16, 8:06 PM
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    • 12th Sep 16, 8:06 PM
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    • 12th Sep 16, 8:06 PM
    It'll just be on ITV instead.
    Originally posted by JReacher1
    It's going to Ch4. One of the issues was........ money. No surprise there.
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    • amersall
    • By amersall 12th Sep 16, 8:16 PM
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    Oh no should scrap it altogether,Mary berry gets on my nerves,that's on a good day

    • prowla
    • By prowla 12th Sep 16, 8:18 PM
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    Hope they get new presenters then!
    • missbiggles1
    • By missbiggles1 12th Sep 16, 8:18 PM
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    I genuinely think it's a shame - hope it doesn't get sexed up.
    • sacsquacco
    • By sacsquacco 12th Sep 16, 8:19 PM
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    Great, just what Obese UK needs, a show about cakes !
    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 12th Sep 16, 8:27 PM
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    Great news! Next year I will be able to watch it online on whichever channel it goes to and cancel my TV licence, seeing as Bake Off is all I watch on the BBC anyway.
    • trollopscarletwoman
    • By trollopscarletwoman 12th Sep 16, 8:31 PM
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    Great news! Next year I will be able to watch it online on whichever channel it goes to and cancel my TV licence, seeing as Bake Off is all I watch on the BBC anyway.
    Originally posted by fairy lights
    £145 per year to watch bake off.

    I think not.
    • Person_one
    • By Person_one 12th Sep 16, 8:58 PM
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    I've only watched one or two episodes in this series..
    Originally posted by barbiedoll
    There have only been three!
    • chris_m
    • By chris_m 12th Sep 16, 9:23 PM
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    It'll just be on ITV instead.
    Originally posted by JReacher1
    Nope, Channel 4;

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37344292
    • melanzana
    • By melanzana 12th Sep 16, 9:35 PM
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    I am not one bit bothered. Flour, eggs, lard, butter, raising agent, colouring, stress, the lights, timing, sweating, sex appeal, there I said it, and the result is a cake or two.

    OMG. Do we all want to make lovely cakes or what?

    Cannot get the appeal myself, but there we are.

    Some people are minted after this drivel, but I suppose if it has appeal, they did it right. And good luck to them. It would be like watching paint dry, or a cake to rise for me. And I could never do either!
    • JasonLVC
    • By JasonLVC 12th Sep 16, 10:09 PM
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    Seeing as it's going to Channel 4, it'll be 'sponsored by' some food manufacturer and no doubt it'll have more swearing, and as C4 is so "rad" it'll feature more contestants from BEM and LGbT communities, plus more nudity too.

    I know it's the same production company making it, but I think it's the BBC that sets the tone, C4 will needle with the format I'm sure, in same way Top Gear will suck on Amazon.
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    • veryintrigued
    • By veryintrigued 12th Sep 16, 10:11 PM
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    Just so we are clear.....THIS IS NOT NEWS!!

    Why its made the 6 and 10 o'clock Beeb news I will never know.
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