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Great British Bake Off Comic Relief: Video - Jo Brand sits on butter

17 January 2013 4:41 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The first footage from the Great British Bake Off Comic Relief special has been released and it features comics Jo Brand and Stephen K Amos taking an unusual approach to challenges in the kitchen. Amos jokes that his secret relationship with Mary may work in his favour, while Brand adopts a unique method of sitting on her butter to melt it before baking. Watch the Comic Relief Bake Off teaser:

Amos and Brand are among the list of celebs tackling the baking reality show, which also includes Andy Akinwolere, Duncan Bannatyne, Julia Bradbury, Ed Byrne, Warwick Davis, Helen Glover, Martha Kearney, Bob Mortimer, Ingrid Oliver, Simon Reeve, Ellie Simmonds, Kirsty Wark, Lorna Watson and Claudia Winkleman. At the end of every episode, one celebrity will be crowned the Star Baker. The show's purpose is to inspire (more) »

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'Great British Bake Off' celeb Comic Relief series - pictures, video

14 January 2013 6:27 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The first pictures from the celebrity Comic Relief edition of the Great British Bake Off have been released. Comic Relief's mini-series version of the reality show, which will be hosted by Mel Giedroyc, is scheduled to air on January 21-24.

[Comic Relief Bake Off - Heat One] Jo Brand, Stephen K Amos and double act Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver will take part in the show's first heat.

[Comic Relief Bake Off - Heat Two] Heat two will feature Warwick Davis, Dragons' Den star Duncan Bannatyne and TV presenters Andy Akinwolere and Simon Reeve.

[Comic Relief Bake Off - Heat (more) »

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Warwick Davis signs up for Celebrity Bake Off

11 January 2013 3:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Warwick Davis, Bob Mortimer and Duncan Bannatyne have signed up for the 'Great British Bake Off for Comic Relief'. The 'Life's Too Short' star, comic, and 'Dragon's Den' mogul will also be joined in the baking contest by TV presenters Julia Bradbury, Claudia Winkleman, Andy Akinwolere, Simon Reeve and Kirsty Wark. Paralympic gold medal winner Ellie Simmonds, stand-up comedian Ed Byrne, Olympian Helen Glover and journalist Martha Kearney have also been confirmed for the charity version of the popular show. Completing the line-up are the previously-announced Jo Brand, Stephen K. Amos and TV double act Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver. The show »

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Comic Relief Bake Off full lineup: Claudia Winkleman, Bob Mortimer

9 January 2013 9:52 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The full lineup of celebrities taking part in a Comic Relief mini-series of Great British Bake Off has been revealed. A four-part mini-series hosted by Mel Giedroyc and judged by Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry will be shown on January 21-24. Previously confirmed for the shows were comics Jo Brand, Stephen K Amos and double act Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver. Joining them are 12 other stars who will be tackling Signature Bakes, Technical Bakes and Showstopper Bakers. Heat two will feature (more) »

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Jo Brand joins Great British Bake Off's Comic Relief special

9 January 2013 8:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Jo Brand has signed up to take part in a Comic Relief edition of 'The Great British Bake Off'. The comedienne - who is known for her own Channel 4 TV series, 'Through The Cakehole' - will be joined by stand-up comedian Stephen K. Amos and funny duo Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver on the four-part charity edition of the BBC Two series. The quartet - who are the first of 16 celebrity contestants announced for the show - will aim to impress judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood with their culinary skills as they take part in a »

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'Great British Bake Off' first Comic Relief celebrities revealed

9 January 2013 2:22 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Great British Bake Off will return later this month with a four-part Comic Relief special on BBC Two. The ratings hit, which was voted the best reality show of 2012 by Digital Spy readers, will have 16 celebrities competing with their baking skills to raise cash for charity. Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry will judge the stars' cakes, pastries and sweet treats, while Mel Giedroyc will host on her own without usual co-presenter Sue Perkins. Comedian Jo Brand, stand-up Stephen K Amos and TV double act Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver (more) »

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Corrie's Nick to be haunted by Kylie infidelity

7 January 2013 8:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Jo Brand has signed up to take part in a Comic Relief edition of 'The Great British Bake Off'. The comedienne - who is known for her own Channel 4 TV series, 'Through The Cakehole' - will be joined by stand-up comedian Stephen K. Amos and funny duo Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver on the four-part charity edition of the BBC Two series. The quartet - who are the first of 16 celebrity contestants announced for the show - will aim to impress judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood with their culinary skills as they take part in a »

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