‘The Great British Bake Off’ seeks contestants for 2015 series

‘The Great British Bake Off’ is back for a sixth series next year – and programme maker Love Productions is on the hunt for contestants for the show, which airs in Autumn 2015.

'The Great British Bake Off' seeks contestants for 2015 series

In the highly successful BBC1 baking contest, which is hosted by Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc, judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry ‘seek to find the best amateur bakers in the country, testing them on cakes, breads, pastries and desserts of all kinds, to see who will crowned the winner of The Great British Bake Off’.

Love Productions said: ‘Are you a fantastic home baker? Can you bake a brilliant spiced bun, an exceptional celebration cake or beautifully plaited bread? Do you think you could impress Mary and Paul with your baking skills? Or do you know someone who might?

Applicants for the new series must be 16 years of age and over on 1 February 2015 and must be a resident of the UK (including the Isle of Man and Channel Islands).

As amateur bakers, applicants’ main source of income cannot come from commercial baking in a professional environment and they cannot have ever worked full-time as a baker or chef. They also cannot have acquired any formal NVQ or other professional catering qualifications in the past 10 years.

To apply, visit www.bbc.co.uk/beonashow to download an application form, email baking@loveproductions.co.uk or write to The Great British Bake Off Team at Love Productions, 43 Eagle Street, London WC1R 4AT.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday January 11 2015.

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