The Great British Baking Show

The Great British Baking Show

Season 1

DVD - 2017
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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, judged by Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.
Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781627899888
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (600 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm
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LPL_TriciaK Mar 21, 2019

This British production puts American cooking-show competitions to shame. The judges - Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, present a nice balance of good cop/bad cop to the contestants. The hosts are goofy but so sweet to the freaked out bakers. But it's the contestants that steal your hearts. There's no scripting, no fake drama: they share their hopes and fears in a frank, completely endearing way.

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andleslie
Mar 13, 2019

This is a fantastic show, every season is wonderful. It is one of my all-time favorite feel good shows and always inspires me to do some baking. :)

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PearlyKayAm1
Jan 19, 2019

Happy, peppy, cheerful, nonstop fun (until something doesn't set properly). Very enjoyable. You can go to the PBS website for many recipes because this was shown on air this year.

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Mikogee
Aug 05, 2018

Paul Hollywood is a manky spunge. I wanted Luis to win. He had the most creative designs.

SPPL_Anna Mar 25, 2018

I love reality competitions where everyone is kind and lovely and the competition is just for pride. And Mel and Sue are my favorite.

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calliope
Feb 27, 2018

this is Series 5, which aired 2014, of the Great British Bake Off

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BritCrimeDramaFan
Feb 22, 2018

Excellent series with colorful contestants, creative bakes, some dry British humor, and Paul Hollywood & Mary Berry's unflagging expertise. This was a competitive season and the challenges were formibable. My only criticism is that an elderly contestant bowed out for health reasons, and almost nothing was said about this.

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jasmine81
Jan 16, 2018

Like American Idol with baking--but much much better. I loved the contestants and learned a lot about baking--and design pizazz.

CatherineG_1 Dec 30, 2017

Also check out Mary Berry's cookbooks. They are full of great ideas, tips and recipes.

samcmar Dec 28, 2017

This show is delightful! Mary Berry looks like a baking godmother, and the contestants are a lot of fun! FYI for this collection, this is actually season 5 of the show despite the PBS DVD series saying it is in fact season 1. Ready! Set! BAKE!

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