The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice – C4

Time for Jo Brand and guests to dissect the new series of C4’s The Great British Bake Off – with An Extra Slice of cake, of course!

The return of C4’s The Great British Bake Off is always good news, but don’t forget the cherry on top, which is An Extra Slice.

TV Times’ current favourite ‘sister’ show (Strictly: It Takes Two hasn’t begun), it combines genial host Jo Brand, the wonderfully funny Tom Allen, a panel of celebrities and cake each week.

What’s not to like?

Jo Brand on The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice

Host Jo Brand comments on all the action from the tent in C4’s The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice

This episode sees Bake Off fans Frank Skinner, Stephen Mangan and Scarlett Moffatt weighing in.

Mix in funny moments from unseen footage, an exclusive interview with the first baker to leave the tent and pictures of tasty triumphs and hilarious fails sent in by the viewers, and you’ve got all the ingredients for the perfect follow-up show. 

TV Times rating: *****