First Channel 4 Great British Bake Off trailer divides fans

First Channel 4 Great British Bake Off trailer divides fans

Great British Bake Off fans have been left divided by the show’s first trailer since moving to Channel 4.

First Channel 4 Great British Bake Off trailer divides fans

The famous baking tent is nowhere to be seen, but croissants, doughnuts, loaves, tarts, eclairs and colourful cakes are all on mouth-watering display in the video.

Fans of the much-loved programme are eagerly waiting to see how Channel 4 has changed the show and appeared split in their opinion of the first trailer.

Marie Anthony dubbed the trailer “creepy” adding: “Will be watching the new series but it won’t be the same with all new changes.”

Due to the nature of the quirky video – which features an assortment of pastries, some with faces, singing Paul McCartney and the Frog Chorus’s We All Stand Together – fans claimed new co-host Noel Fielding was already having an influence.

Lee Clifford posted: “Did Noel Fielding create this advert? Looks like something from mighty boosh.”

Another fan wrote: “That trailer is like Noel Fielding dropped acid and was given a pack of crayons and some paper. Literally the worst thing.”

But others were a little more impressed.

Emmy Griffiths wrote on Twitter: “i like the trailer. i like it and i’m going to like #GBBO on C4 without mary berry even if it KILLS ME BECAUSE I NEED BAKE OFF IN MY LIFE.”

Another Twitter user wrote: “I can’t be the only person that likes it. I mean, cake and a Paul McCartney song, what’s not to like.”

Jessica Rayner posted: “I wanted to hate it but finding it really hard not to be won over by singing croissants.”

Carla Luxford wrote: “Excellent start! Love the ad and the song.”

Channel 4 paid a reported £75 million for three years of the hit show, which scored 15 million viewers on the BBC.

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