The best Twitter reactions to last night's Great British Bake Off

The Great British Bake Off started last night on its new home, Channel Four. Viewers were quick to take to Twitter and give their hilarious reactions to the new presenters, adverts and more

Published 30th Aug 2017
Updated 12 th Sep 2023

With the Bake Off back on our screens, there was always going to be a mixed reaction to the new presenters, judge and the show's new home of Channel Four.

The ad breaks gave viewers a chance to air their views on Twitter using the hashtag #GBBO. Here's our pick of the best.

On Noel Fielding

One half of the new presenting team seemed to get the most reactions.

Some people though he seemed a bit out of place.

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Whereas others loved his famous quirkiness.

Some coveted his style.

And then there were the comparisons to previous presenter, Sue Perkins.

On Paul Hollywood

Not everyone has got over his departure from the original team and the move from the BBC...

On Prue Leith

Most just missed Mary Berry.

and made comparisons to her style.

On Sandy Toksvig

The jokes....

Some pointed out hilarious Mel and Sue comparisons between the two new presenters.

The contestants

Once you see this, you can't un-see it.

Liam's flirting got some attention...

There was a lot of nostalgia for the previous contestants.

Some people couldn't handle the changes at all!

The ad breaks

Finally, we can't argue with these spin off off ideas...

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne, whisky and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind is the Food and Drink Editor and whisky writer for The Scotsman, as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.
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