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The Great Christmas Bake Off

Bake Off Christmas Special 2018 - Which BAKERS are back?

This year The Great British Bake Off will be back for a very special Christmas episode.

Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig will be hosting the festive baking but which former Bake Off stars are going to be battling out for the shiny Christmas Star Baker award.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Bake Off Christmas Special 2018!

Judges: Paul and Prue with Presenters Noel and Sandi

When is The Great British Bake Off Christmas Special?

The Bake Off Christmas Special 2018 is on Christmas Day!

It will air on Tuesday, December 25th, on Channel 4 at 8 pm.

As soon as the show finishes it will be followed by First Dates at Christmas then Alan Carr’s Christmas Cracker show.

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Bake Off Christmas Special 2018 Cast

Of course, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith are back in the tent for their traditional Christmas get-together of judging.

The former contestants competing in this festive episode include Liam Charles and 71-year-old Flo Atkins from GBBO 2017.

Liam has since gone on to present his own TV series on Channel 4, Liam Bakes, while also publishing best-selling recipe book Liam Charles Cheeky Treats.

Liam Bakes

Adorable gran Flo was a firm fan favourite during her stint on GBBO and we can’t wait to see her back on the telly.

There’s also a return for 63-year-old Jane Beedle and the ever-animated Andrew Smyth, who were runners-up in 2016.

Bakers Liam, Flo, Andrew and Jane

Finally, there’s also a musical performance to top it all off.

British rockers The Darkness will blow the roof off the tent with a performance of their holiday smash hit Christmas Time.

Could it get any more Christmassy than this?



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Liam is our head of Entertainment and Gaming, managing teams globally. His journalism experience has covered everything from sport to health and fitness with companies such as Men's Health and HITC. Before moving into management, writing about the ridiculous antics of the Made in Chelsea crew was by far his most enjoyable topic.