Derry Girls set for Great British Bake Off

Derry Girls set for Great British Bake Off

Stars of Derry Girls are set for The Great British Bake Off tent.

Leading cast members of the Channel 4 comedy hit will try their hand in special show for New Year’s Day.

They will be joined by Great British Bake Off presenters Noel Fielding, Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith and Sandi Toksvig (C4/Love Productions/Mark Bourdillon)
They will be joined by Great British Bake Off presenters Noel Fielding, Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith and Sandi Toksvig (C4/Love Productions/Mark Bourdillon)

The Great Festive Bake Off will star Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Dylan Llewellyn and Siobhan McSweeney.

Presenting pair Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig will return to guide bakers through the show.

Judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith will also be taking part in the special to put the Derry Girls stars through their paces.

The regular show was won by David Atherton, who beat competition from Steph Blackwell and Alice Fevronia.

The special show will air on New Year’s Day.

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