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‘The Great British Baking Show’ Is Here to Fix 2020

We lastly have one thing to have a good time in 2020! Netflix, at the side of Britain’s Channel 4, introduced that The Nice British Baking Present — or because it’s identified within the U.Okay., The Nice British Bake Off (GBBO for brief) — will return to our tv screens earlier than the tip of the month, regardless of delays in filming.

Followers everywhere in the world have been nervous that the coronavirus pandemic would forestall manufacturing from taking pictures an 11th season, however studio exec Jane Millichip assured viewers, “You’ll have your Victoria sponge this yr.” Thank God.

When will ‘The Nice British Baking Present’ return to Netflix in 2020?

The Season 11 premiere shall be accessible to stream on Sept. 25 and a brand new episode will drop each Friday all through October and November. However watch out for spoilers! Every installment airs on Channel Four the Tuesday earlier than it’s launched on Netflix, which means that viewers within the U.Okay. will at all times see the episodes first.

In accordance with EssexLive, the sequence was shot over a span of six weeks at Down Corridor Lodge in Bishop’s Stortford. A tent was reportedly erected within the gardens, and producer Kieran Smith instructed Radio Occasions that the forged and crew lived in a “bubble” at some point of filming.

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Supply: Channel 4

He defined {that a} regular season of GBBO takes 12 or 13 weeks to finish since contestants usually journey to set solely on weekends. “However inside a month we requested, ‘Can you’re taking six weeks off work and are available and reside in a biosphere?'” Kieran recalled. “Every thing was sophisticated, every thing was totally different, however everyone needed to do it.”

Manufacturing did undergo a scare when somebody started exhibiting potential COVID signs on location (the id and function of the individual concerned haven’t been revealed), however the state of affairs was dealt with promptly. “We had very strict protocols about what to do,” Kieran mentioned.

“They have been remoted instantly, as was anybody who had been in shut contact with them. They have been examined instantly. We paused filming for a day. The check got here again unfavorable and we resumed filming the subsequent day.”

This is how you can watch ‘GBBO’ within the U.S.

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Supply: Netflix

All you want with the intention to watch the baking competitors within the U.S. is a Netflix subscription. A brand new episode shall be added to the present’s queue each Friday for 10 weeks beginning Sept. 25.

Other than the adjustments made in response to COVID-19, Season 11 sees a swap in presenters as effectively. British comic Matt Lucas, who American audiences could acknowledge as Kristen Wiig’s roommate in Bridesmaids, replaces Sandi Toksvig, however you will see fellow co-host Noel Fielding, and judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith, again within the tent.

In an interview with Metro, Matt revealed the contestants’ “grueling” schedule. “It was powerful for the bakers — we had two days on and two days off, and on the times off the bakers have been within the observe kitchen,” the 46-year-old shared.

“I’d get very invested. Each time one of many bakers went house I’d need to go to my room and have a phrase with myself as a result of I’d get actually upset,” he admitted. We really feel the identical approach.

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