Great British Bake Off 2018: Start date confirmed

15 August 2018, 17:14 | Updated: 28 August 2018, 15:55

Paul and Prue GBBO

Everyone's favourite cake-based reality show the Great British Bake Off is due to return to Channel 4 on Tuesday 28th August, at 8pm.

The 2018 series of Great British Bake Off has been confirmed with a great trailer and is set to return to our TV screens with a start date of Tuesday 28th August, at 8pm.

Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith fronted the judging line-up last year, alongside newbies Noel Fielding and Sandy Toksvig.

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When is GBBO 2018 back on TV?

Great British Bake Off is due to return to Channel 4 on Tuesday 28th August, at 8pm.

The show tends to last air ten weeks, with one contestant being eliminated each week and three making it through to the final. 

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Who are the GBBO 2018 judges?

Paul Hollywood returns to the tent, alongside newcomer Prue Leith - who made her judging debut last year.

Paul has been involved in the show since its launch in 2010, and controversially chose to continue his affiliations after former co-host Mary Berry and original presenters Mel and Sue quit in a 'loyal' stand to the BBC last year.

Prue Leith famously let slip the winner of last year's GBBO twelve hours early, after she posted a tweet from 'the wrong time-zone'.

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Who are the GBBO 2018 presenters?

Comedy duo Noel Fielding and Sandy Toksvig return to present the upcoming series of GBBO. The pair replaced Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, who refused to continue with the show after it switched from the BBC to Channel 4 last year.

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Is there a GBBO 2018 trailer?

Channel 4 released a teaser trailer, featuring a variety of 'creepy' singing cakes and buns: