CALLING all budding bakers – applications for the next series of The Great British Bake Off are now being accepted.
The popular Channel 4 show is gearing up for its 12th series, with the producers of GBBO waiting to hear from talented bakers across the country. But how can you apply and what’s the criteria for entering?
How do I apply for Bake Off 2021?
The Great British Bake Off is now looking for the next star bakers to knead and crimp in the famous tent, which is this year located in Bishop’s Stortford in Essex.
All budding bakers are now being encouraged to apply to be in the popular show’s next series in 2021.
Love Productions, – the company behind producing the hit show – have said they are closely monitoring the situation regarding Covid-19.
They have warned social distancing could affect how auditions for the show are carried out.
They will also inform successful applicants if they will be required to take time off from work and be away from home to be part of a ‘Bake Off bubble’.
All contestants for the 2020 series have been required to be part of this bubble for 12 weeks in order for the show to have been filmed safely.
If you think you’ve got what it take to impress judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith, you can now apply to appear in next year’s show via the ‘take part’ website.
If you can’t apply online easily, you can request an application form to be posted to you.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 0207 067 4837 stating your full name, address and contact telephone number.
When is the deadline for applying?
Budding bakers need to be quick as the closing date for entries is fast approaching.
The deadline for applications is Sunday December 6, 2020, at 23.59pm.
Who is eligible to apply for Bake Off?
To apply for the show, you must be aged 16 years or above on January 1 2021 and a resident of the UK (including the Isle of Man and Channel Islands).
To be eligible you must also be willing and able to commit to all the filming days required for the programme.
Filming is expected to take place between April and August 2021 and the show will span across 12 episodes.
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In addition, applicants must never have been employed or work professionally as a baker, cook or chef.
Applicants must also not have earned, or be earning, their main source of income from commercial baking or cooking in a professional environment.
Good luck and maybe we’ll see you battling for the prestigious title in 2021.