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Follow 12 amateur bakers as they enter the competition tent for their first hurdle: cake.


One week down and 11 amateur bakers remain. Let the biscuit baking begin.


It’s week three and the remaining 10 bakers get ready to brave bread.


The competition stiffens like whipped peaks. Desserts are on tap in this episode.

Pies & Tarts

Almost half-way through the baking competition, the remaining bakers face pies and tarts.

Continental Cake

The six remaining bakers now face three European cakes.


Week seven in the tent sees the bakers tested on all kinds of weird, wonderful pastries.

Advanced Dough

Mary and Paul up the ante in the quarterfinals to see who will rise to the challenge.


It’s semifinals time and the tension is palpable as the bakers take on patisseries.

The Final

Just three challenges lie between the three finalists and the trophy.

Masterclass: Part 1

Mary and Paul take up the challenges that they set the bakers early in Season One.

Masterclass: Part 2

Mary and Paul roll up their sleeves to bake challenges from the Bread and Desserts weeks.

Masterclass: Part 3

Mary and Paul tackle the challenges from the second half of the series.

Masterclass: Part 4

Mary and Paul dust off the flour one last time to create the challenges from Season One.

Masterclass: Christmas

In the countdown to Christmas, Mary and Paul are getting festive in the kitchen.

About The Great British Baking Show

Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds.

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