Great British Bake Off Announces Casting of It’s a Sin for Special


In the wake of the brilliant It’s a sinThe huge success of, some of the show’s cast are set to come together for a special edition of The Great British Cake.

In the footsteps of the excellent show Derry Girls episode, the Channel 4 baking series will feature a special edition this Christmas with actors Olly Alexander, Lydia West, Nathaniel Curtis and Shaun Dooley.

The stars – who play Ritchie Tozer, Jill Baxter, Ash Mukherjee and Ritchie Clive’s father, respectively – will put their baking skills to the test in front of Judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood, while hosts Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas will also be on the spot. .

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The Christmas episode, which has not yet confirmed an air date, is one of two newly announced specials, with The big festive dish back in the new year as well, with the return of Series Nine Bakers Kim-Joy and Jon and Hermine and Rowan from Series 11.

It’s a sin, which was created by returning Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies, explores the impacts of the HIV / AIDS pandemic on the LGBTQ + community in the 1980s, focusing on a group of friends in London.

Talk to Digital spy Of the impact of the show, Curtis admitted, “Neither of us expected it. I was talking to someone yesterday, and they said, ‘The show is a movement.’ I was like, ‘What? OK.’ It’s fantastic.

Nathaniel Curtis As Ash It's A Sin Episode 1

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“We are happy that our work could mean so much to people, and that it was able to open conversations, and that it gave people this pride, this desire to know more about what happened and what can be done. “

However, Davies ruled out a second round of It’s a sin, revealing earlier this year: “It was lovely. It said everything I wanted to say.”

During this time, The Great British CakeThe final round of s is fast approaching its end, with four bakers remaining in the tent before next week’s semi-final.

The Great British Cake airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on Channel 4 in the UK. In the United States, it is known as The Great British Pastry Fair, and streams on Netflix.

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