The great British baking show Season 1 Season 1 /

British Broadcasting Company

DVD - 2017

Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.'s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds, judged by Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.

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vol. 2: 0 / 1 copies available
vol. 3: 0 / 1 copies available
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2nd Floor DVD/641.815/Great/s. 1 v. 1 Due Jul 23, 2022
2nd Floor DVD/641.815/Great/s. 1 v. 2 Due Jul 26, 2022
2nd Floor DVD/641.815/Great/s. 1 v. 3 Due Jul 26, 2022
Subjects
Genres
Reality television programs
Television cooking shows
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS [2017]
Edition
Widescreen
Language
English
Item Description
Reality television program.
Program content: ©2014.
Widescreen.
All 10 episodes from the first season.
Physical Description
3 v. (1 videodisc per volume) (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Audience
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children).
Production Credits
Editor, Simon Evans.
ISBN
9781627899888
162789988X
Corporate Author
British Broadcasting Company (production company)
Other Authors
Anna Beattie, 1968- (creator), Richard McKerrow, 1964-
  • disc 1. Cake ; Biscuits ; Bread ; Desserts
  • disc 2. Pies and tarts ; Continental cake ; Pastries
  • disc 3. Advanced dough ; Pâtisserie ; The final.
Review by Library Journal Reviews

Get out your mixing bowls and dust off your oven mitts, the BAFTA Award-winning British cooking show that beat the finale of the World Cup in ratings and created a similar viewer frenzy when it began showing in America a few years ago is finally available on DVD. Each season of The Great British Baking Show features 12 home bakers whose skills are tested in a number of areas including cakes, breads, and desserts by the irresistibly impish "doyenne of UK baking" Mary Berry and celebrated (and celebrity) baker Paul Hollywood. The icing on this tempting bit of television cake is the engaging comic commentary provided by the show's affable hosts Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc. Not since Julia Child warbled bon appetite on The French Chef has there been a cooking show with such winsome charm and bracing good cheer. VERDICT While home bakers will pick up plenty of solid tips in the process of cheering on the contestants, even viewers who can't tell the difference between a crumpet and a cupcake will find themselves succumbing to the addictive delights of this sweet television treat.—John Charles, formerly with Scottsdale P.L., AZ Copyright 2017 Library Journal.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

"Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds, judged by Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood."

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Amateur bakers compete to be named the United Kingdom's best baker.