Prue Leith named Great British Bake Off judge

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TV chef Prue Leith has been confirmed as the new judge alongside Paul Hollywood on Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off.

Leith – who is the Chancellor of Queen Margaret University – is replacing long-standing host Mary Berry.

Presenters Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding will host the new-look show, which has moved from the BBC after it was sold by Love Productions last year.

Leith, who formerly appeared as a judge on the BBC’s Great British Menu, said: “I am just so thrilled to be joining Paul, Sandi and Noel. It is such an honour to be part of The Great British Bake Off.”