BAKE Off fans have been a little lost since their favourite baking show's 2018 series came to an end. However, they will be happy to hear that there will not only be a Christmas special but a New Year's one, too! When is the Great New Year Bake Off on Channel 4? The iconic baking show's New Year special will air on New Year's Day (January 1, 2019). It will kick off on Channel 4 at 7:40 pm. For those that can't wait until the 2019 episode, there will also be a Christmas special which will air on Christmas Day at 8 pm. Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood will make a return alongside presenters Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding. PIERS PRESSURE GMB guest branded 'worst ever' by Piers - but viewers are full of praise LAST TANGO IN GRIMSBY Kevin Clifton and Louise Redknapp reignite romance rumours with snap TOP BANANA! Holly Willoughby posts banana-sucking pic after Fearne Cotton quits Celeb Juice BETWEEN FWENDS Inbetweeners return as gang reunites … [Read more...] about When is the Great New Year Bake Off on Channel 4 and who’s in the line-up?
A Halifax foundry will feature in a new Channel 4 documentary following the restoration of Big Ben. Hargreaves Foundry has been involved in making castings for the restoration of the Palace of Westminster for some years so when the latest conservation project began the company offered its services.Read: Here's what Gregg Wallace saw his visit to Halifax Nestlé factory in BBC Christmas specialThe foundry on Water Lane has been involved in replacing the original Victorian iron castings from the Elizabeth Tower, where Big Ben the bell is housed.Filmmakers spent time at the foundry filming the casting process from pattern making through to finishing.Richard Hall from Hargreaves Foundry said: "This is an immensely prestigious project involving some of the best architects, engineers, historians, archivists and manufacturers in the country and we are immensely proud to be involved, especially given Halifax’s close association with Charles Barry, the original architect."The … [Read more...] about Halifax foundry to appear in Channel 4 documentary on restoration of Big Ben
FIRST Dates lets viewers witness two singletons' first meeting, will love blossom or will the evening be plagued with awkward silences? The dates take place at a upmarket London restaurant which lies in the shadow of one of the capital's most famous buildings. Here's what we know... When is First Dates on Channel 4? First Dates's brand new series continues tonight on Channel 4 on Monday, December 17 at 10pm. This will be the 11th series of the fan-favourite hit show, with Sunday's episode being the very first one. Those that miss any episodes, can enjoy the instalments in their own time via 4 Catch Up. You can also find all the previous series and all the old episodes online. How does First Dates work? First Dates uses a scientific method in order to match hopefuls with their potential partners. The pair then meet up at swanky restaurant- London’s Paternoster Chop House - and we get to spy on their dates with the help of cameras and microphones. At the end of the … [Read more...] about What time is First Dates series 11 on Channel 4 and where is the dating show filmed?
GOGGLEBOX fans all have their favourite family that stars on the Channel 4 show and for many, it's the loveable Michaels. For some, the characters that hit our screens week in and week out can end up feeling like friends - thanks to our special insight into their TV-watching habits... One of the show's stalwarts are the Michael family - but who are they and how many of them are there? Who are The Michael family? The Michael family are from Brighton and have become one of the shows favourite families over time. While Louis and his sister Alex appear alongside their parents Andrew and Carolyne on the sofa, they do in fact have two other siblings. It was discovered that Alex is sometimes subbed by her lookalike sister Catheryne – and when the pair appeared together on screen viewers went wild. Googlebox watchers had previously thought the sister were the same girl with just slightly different make-up. Catheryne, known as Katie, was travelling in Australia when the family first … [Read more...] about Who are the Michael family on Gogglebox? Meet Carolyne, Andrew and their kids from the Channel 4 show
HUSBAND and wife Mary Killen and Giles Wood have won over Gogglebox viewers with their frank opinions and quirky style. Here's the lowdown on the couple, what they do and when they joined the award-winning show... Who are Giles Wood and Mary Killen and what do they do for a living? Mary and Giles are a married couple living in Wiltshire. They met at the age of 21, when Giles was studying at Wimbledon Art School and Mary was working as a model. Before their Gogglebox debut, Giles dedicated his life to art and is an acclaimed artist, while Mary is a journalist whose columns feature in a number of different publications. Mary is credited as being an etiquette expert and in 2012 she published a book called How The Queen Can Make You Happy. When did Mary and Giles join Gogglebox? The couple joined Gogglebox in 2015 for the fifth series and have been an integral part of the much-loved Channel 4 show ever since. Fans have fallen in love with their quirky views, eccentric style choices … [Read more...] about Who are Mary Killen and Giles Wood on Gogglebox? Meet the ‘nutty’ couple from Wiltshire who star in the Channel 4 show