MEDIA RELEASE: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014
LIFESTYLE FOOD TAKES A SLICE OF
THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE-OFF SEASON 5
Premieres Thursday, January 8 at 8.30pm
Close the oven door and put the cake aside to cool – we need more room in the kitchen! The much-loved series The Great British Bake-Off will makes its record breaking fifth season premiere on LifeStyle FOOD in 2015 on Thursday, January 8 at 8.30pm.
The Great British Bake-Off has enjoyed sweet success over the past four seasons, but that the latest season really out-cooked the competition. The finale took the UK by storm with BCC1 clocking its highest audience year-to-date with a huge 12.3 million viewers tuning in to the season finale, beating their coverage of the 2014 World Cup Final.
The Great British Bake-Off season five welcomes the tents youngest and oldest ever contestants. All twelve bakers will have their skills on all things sweet and savoury with their cakes, biscuits, breads, desserts, pies and tarts, doughs and patisseries tested by judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, all while being helped – or hindered – by the hilarious duo of, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. Who will rise to the occasion and become the master baker?
As a judge on the The Great British Bake Off since its launch in 2010, Mary Berry’s extensive knowledge of baking comes from a fruitful career as a food writer, publishing over 70 cookery books.
Dubbed an innovator and one of the UK’s finest artisan bakers, baking truly is Paul Hollywood’s passion. Starting his career in his father’s bakery as a teenager, he went onto become the head baker at some of London’s most exclusive hotels.
The tasty 10-part 10 hour series of The Great British Bake Off season 5 will premiere on Thursday, January 8 at 8.30pm, on LifeStyle FOOD, only on Foxtel.