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How Does a Holiday Baking Show Film in a Pandemic?

Was ‘The Nice British Baking Present: Holidays’ really filmed near the vacations?

The latest season of The Nice British Baking Present was filmed in what artistic director Richard McKerrow known as a “bio-bubble,” which concerned a extremely complicated course of to get contestants, who have been forged in February, filming by April. 100 contestants and crew members have been compelled to reside and stay in a lodge with chunk of employees.

On prime of this, contestants needed to do 9 days of at-home quarantine, two COVID exams, after which a 3rd COVID take a look at previous to arrival on the lodge after 48-hours of self-isolation earlier than they have been allowed to compete. Whew! The taking pictures schedule was additionally reduce brief, Richard says, filming over six weeks as an alternative of the same old size of time.

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This being mentioned, producers have been tight-lipped in regards to the vacation episode filming. In all chance, the exhibits airing now have been filmed in the course of the April quarantine interval. The objective was for filming to be as protected as humanly doable, and we’re sure with three COVID exams and no reported instances from set, the manufacturing crew for The Nice British Baking Present: Holidays achieved what they got down to do. 

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Who can we anticipate on the vacation episodes?

The primary set of vacation episodes have already begun to air, with some particular friends on this yr’s season (or, for the Brits, “sequence”!) The forged of Netflix’s Derry Ladies are featured not solely within the vacation episodes however part of Sequence 9 as properly. Followers have been delighted to see their favourite Irish actors in motion, taking to Twitter to shoutout the sudden shock. 

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Some praised the vacation season general, as a result of regardless of solely the primary two episodes airing, it was actually the little bit of vacation pleasure we deserved in 2020. A fan was greater than wanting to reward a second serving to of Derry Ladies, remarking, “The Derry ladies are gonna be on The Nice British Baking Present: Holidays season…the crossover I by no means knew I wanted.”

Whereas it is a crossover that sparks a lot of pleasure, hopefully there’s extra on the way in which! Along with the well-known forged members, this season options fantastic returning bakers James Hillery (Sequence 8), Ruby Bhogal (Sequence 9), Jamie Finn (Sequence 10), Rosie Brandreth-Poynter (Sequence 10) and Nancy Birtwhistle (Sequence 5), Rahul Mandal (Sequence 9), Helena Garcia (Sequence 10), and Henry Fowl (Sequence 10). 

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Regardless of the season, The Nice British Baking Present is the feel-good leisure we’re wanting ahead to eagerly watching this December. As is custom, following the ‘vacation’ season, there will probably be a New 12 months’s version, so we’ll simply need to preserve our eyes open. Perhaps we’ll see some extra superstar visitor stars! The Nice British Baking Present: Holidays is now airing on Netflix. 

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