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It’s Bake or break time

It’s Bake or break time


With Bake Off: The Professionals back for a new series on Channel 4, presenters Tom Allen and Liam Charles talk kitchen disasters, on-set cheekiness, and custard tarts…

By Virgin TV Edit

Move over, part-time patissiers. It’s time for the pros to show you how it’s done. Bake Off: The Professionals is here for a third series, with six teams from the UK’s top hotels, restaurants and small businesses going head to head for culinary glory.


From mastering miniature classics to delivering stunning showstoppers, perfection is expected every single time from these professionals. But how will they fare under the watchful eyes of judges Benoit Blin and Cherish Finden?

Bake Off The Professionals Benoit Blin, Liam Charles, Tom Allen, Cherish Finden

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Episode 1 finds the teams up against the clock when they attempt to create mini strawberry tarts and fruit salads, while the showstopper round is all about taking the retro-tastic pineapple upside-down cake and transforming it into something unforgettable.


Presenting the whole shebang once again will be comedian Tom Allen and former Bake Off contestant Liam Charles, who have established themselves as one of the nation’s most beloved on-screen duos. Here, they tell us about their chemistry, trying to put off the contestants, and what to expect from the new series…



When is Bake Off: The Professionals on TV?

You can watch the first episode of series 3 at 8pm on Tuesday 26 May on Channel 4/HD (CH 104/141). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > All4.

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