The Great British Bake Off 2022: When does it start? Who are the judges? Who are the presenters? Everything you need to know

Discover when TV’s most delicious show starts this year and everything else you need to know about the return of Bake Off.

By Alex Fletcher Updated: 13 September 2022 - 7.04pm

In knead of some good news? The Great British Bake Off is back for 2022.

Dust off your aprons, warm your ovens and line your cake tins, The Great British Bake Off series 13 starts in September on Channel 4.

Here’s all we know so far about the new series, including the confirmed release date, how many episodes, presenters, judges, trailer, and more.

What is The Great British Bake Off 2022 release date?

The new series begins on Tuesday, 13 September at 8pm on Channel 4.

Channel 4 and The Bake Off team announced the news on Twitter with a selfie from Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Matt Lucas and Noel Fielding on set.

There are 10 episodes in Bake Off 2022, so the final episode will air on Tuesday, 15 November.

It will be Bake Off's sixth year on Channel 4, having moved there from the BBC in 2017. It's technically Bake Off season 13, but Channel 4 market it as season 6.

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Who are the Great British Bake Off judges in 2022?

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The same two judges who have been with the show since its move to Channel 4 are back in the tent for 2022.

Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith have already judged the celebrity series of Bake Off this year and return for the main event.

Who are the Great British Bake Off 2022 presenters?

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In 2020, Noel Fielding welcomed a brand new co-host in Matt Lucas after Sandi Toksvig decided to leave her role on the show.

Both presenters are back again for 2022 - which is good news for fans who enjoyed their rapport over the last two years.

Who are the Bake Off 2022 contestants?

The 12 new contestants battling it out to be crowned the winner of The Great British Bake Off 2022 include an electronics enginner, a supermarket cashier and a nuclear scientist.

Discover the Bake Off 2022 contestants in full >

Is there a Bake Off 2022 trailer?

There is indeed, and you can watch it right here at the top of this page!

Who won series 12 of Bake Off in 2021?

The current reigning champion of Bake Off is Italian baker Giuseppe Dell’Anno, who beat Chigs Parmar and Crystelle Pereira in the final.

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After winning the final, Giuseppe said: "I could have never gone through this exhilarating, but also draining adventure without the support of my wife, my fellow bakers and the constant support of the production team!

"Thank you all out there, for reaching out and showering me with love! I will be forever grateful!"

His first book Italian Bakes is being released in 2022.

The Great British Bake Off starts on Tuesday, 13 September on Channel 4