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How to watch ‘The Great British Bake Off’ 2018 online

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Season 9 of the hugely popular GBBO again has a mix of contestants vying to be crowned the best amateur baker. In true reality TV fashion, each week a contestant is voted off, leaving only one baker standing. See how the cookie crumbles with a VPN.

Watch ‘The Great British Bake Off’ live

Twelve contestants, one prize. After stints on BBC Two and BBC One, Bake Off is now carried by Channel 4. The ninth season—or series, as they say in Britain—airs on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. in the UK.

Depending on where you connect your VPN, different countries have different viewing options. There are two easy ways to get your GBBO fix: TVPlayer or the Channel 4 website.

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Here’s how you can watch GBBO live on TVPlayer in high quality with zero buffering:

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  2. Connect to a UK server location (if you need help choosing a location, contact Support)
  3. Go to https://tvplayer.com/ to access Channel 4 (no payment required)
  4. Watch the stream!

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Watch ‘The Great British Bake Off’ live online on Channel 4

You can also get The Great British Bake Off straight from the Channel 4 website:

  1. Use ExpressVPN to connect to a secure VPN location in the UK
  2. Visit http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-great-british-bake-off at 8 p.m. on Tuesday and click “Watch Live” at the top of the page. (You may need to log in or sign up, in which case you’ll need to enter a UK address.)
  3. Watch live and catch all the baking action!

Bonus: You can also watch previous episodes of Season 9 on the Channel 4 website, too, so you don’t need to worry about missing any of the drama.

Relive ‘The Great British Baking Show’ on PBS

Yanks have also come to love Bake Off. It makes sense. After all, if the Food Network has taught us anything, it’s that good food equals great television.

Users streaming from a secure U.S. VPN server location can watch Seasons 1-5 via PBS. (Note that in the States the show is referred to as The Great British Baking Show.)

Here’s how to watch The Great British Baking Show on PBS:

  1. Connect to an ExpressVPN server location in the U.S.
  2. Visit http://www.pbs.org/food/shows/great-british-baking-show/
  3. Enjoy blazing-fast streams on any device

Watch Seasons 1-7 of ‘GBBO’ on Netflix

Viewers can also relive previous seasons on Netflix with the original hosts, Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc, and the beloved judge Mary Berry. Unfortunately, at this time, the show is only available in the U.S.

Here’s how to watch old seasons of The Great British Baking Show on Netflix:

  1. Connect to an ExpressVPN server location in the U.S.
  2. Visit https://www.netflix.com and sign in or sign up for a Netflix account
  3. Search for “The Great British Baking Show” (note the name change) and enjoy!

(Note: If you’re having trouble accessing Netflix, don’t hesitate to contact the ExpressVPN Support Team by live chat.)

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Who hosts ‘The Great British Bake Off’?

Since the switch from BBC One to Channel 4, the show has been hosted by the well-loved entertainers Sandi Toksvig (of QI fame) and comedian Noel Fielding, who appear alongside established judge Paul Hollywood and food critic Prue Leith.

While there may not be nearly as many baking double entendres as in previous seasons, Bake Off never fails to sprinkle a few baking puns into the mix.

Who will win ‘The Great British Bake Off’?

Season 9 has started, and the first episodes have already been chock full of baking triumphs and catastrophes during the summer heat wave. Week 5 was Pastry Week—who will emerge as Star Baker this week? Who might get the “Hollywood Handshake”?

Here’s a full list of the contestants:
Antony, 30
Briony, 33
Dan, 36
Imelda, 33
Jon, 47
Karen, 60
Kim-Joy, 27
Luke, 30
Manon, 26
Rahul, 30
Ruby, 29
Terry, 56

What’s been your favorite ‘GBBO’ moment?

Biscuits, crumpets, cupcakes, and pastries. Who would’ve thought a show about baking could be so popular? While it’s hard to pick a favorite moment (or dish), there’s always room for some great British TV.

Lookin’ to recreate some showstoppers of your own? You’re in luck! The Great British Bake Off’s official site has a list of all the recipes from the show. Give them a go!

Happy streaming!

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