A source said: "Everyone is used to Paul, Mary, Mel and Sue being a part of the show."Love can't foresee a show without them, but also they never could imagine leaving the BBC."Sue is said to be particularly fond of the BBC and last night () retweeted a statement from the BBC Press Office which pleaded with Love Productions to "change their mind" so that 'Bake Off' can stay "ad free" on the channel.
The statement read: "Working with Love Productions, we have grown and nurtured the programme over seven series and created the huge hit it is today."We made a very strong offer to keep the show but we are a considerable distance apart on the money.
“I nicked the key off [Paul] and we just drove off,” Sue admitted. We couldn’t turn it on but eventually it went…and we drove it into a ditch and had to phone a garage.” Unsurprisingly, Paul wasn’t impressed with their antics. I might just throw caution to the wind and baseball bat the front of his car.” Paul, get a taxi, mate.
Sue added: “Paul had the most spectacular humour failure I’ve ever seen. ” This isn’t the first time Paul’s beloved car has been at the centre of a prank. She was there with a wet wipe, desperately, for about an hour trying to get it off.” And it seems Paul needs to watch his back this year because Mel and Sue are up for doing something again.
Back in series four, Marry Berry signed her name on it in permanent marker.
The show received mixed reviews from critics, with the Telegraph commenting that the show had had "teething troubles", stating that technical glitches and badly angled cameras affected the show's professionalism.
The Telegraph only gave the show 2/5 stars, but stated that it had room for improvement, and did praise the hosts for their "genuine friendship and natural rapport on-screen".
(L-R) Sue Perkins, Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry Love Productions will have to persuade 'The Great British Bake Off' judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, and co-hosts Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc to stay after all four previously admitted they are keen to remain on the BBC.
'The Great British Bake Off' is in danger of losing Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry, Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc when it moves to Channel 4.
The two judges and pair of presenters have all previously admitted they are keen to remain on the BBC, and production company Love Productions, who have signed a three-year deal to air the baking show on Channel 4 from 2017, will have to try to tempt the quartet to remain on the programme.
Reminiscing on the disastrous practical joke, Sue said: "I nicked the key off [Paul] and we just drove off. "We couldn't turn it on but eventually it went...