Mary and Paul share their favourite recipes for Christmas classics such as Stollen, Mincemeat Streusel and a Gingerbread House that all the family can make, and revive some less well known Christmas bakes.
The Great British Sewing Bee returns for a Christmas special. Judges, Savile Row's Patrick Grant and sewing teacher, May Martin are re-united with this year's semi-finalists: Stuart, Sandra, Lauren and 82-year old winner Ann. They use their experience and talents to make everything from Christmas table linen to presents to tree decorations.
Their infamous tunnel bust up in February 2005 has entered folklore. On the pitch they fought, off the pitch they tried to fight. But most fans would agree that Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira were the two footballing warriors that defined their age. Already, less than a decade on, the football public pine for the days when Manchester United and Arsenal, led by their fearless captains, went to war.
Mary and Paul take over the tent for the ultimate baking Masterclass. The Great British Bake Off judges take on the same challenges which they set the bakers, showing us what they would have done had they been in their shoes. Tackling signature bakes, technical bakes and, for the first time, showstopper bakes, Mary and Paul share all their tips and tricks to get the perfect results at home.
40 of the country's best young bakers tackle cakes, biscuits, pastry and bread as they try to prove themselves to Queen of Cakes Mary Berry and award winning pastry chef James Martin in an attempt to become this year's Junior Bake Off Champion.
Wednesday 6th November 2013 at 10.45pm on Channel 4
Female Genital Mutilation or FGM is when a girl’s genitals are either partially or totally removed for non-medical reasons. Leyla Hussein, a campaigner and mother, was cut when she was seven years old. With an estimated 24,000 girls at risk of mutilation today, Leyla sets out on a campaign to eradicate FGM in the UK.
From the playing fields of Whitchurch to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, it’s been an incredible journey for Gareth Bale. Narrated by Ned Boulting, featuring interviews with those that have witnessed and aided Bale’s rise to the top including Harry Redknapp and Michael Dawson, this documentary looks at how the boy from the suburbs of Cardiff became the world’s most expensive footballer.
For Bake Off 2013, a baker's dozen enter the tent to do battle over their cakes, breads and pastries.
Mel & Sue offer a shoulder to cry on and judges Mary and Paul scrutinise everything that comes out of the oven. Which this year includes a psychic bread octopus, a peacock, and edible allotment and marzipon mice.
Tuesday 29th January and Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 8pm on BBC2
This intimate two-part documentary tells the story of much-loved cookery writer and broadcaster Mary Berry. Mary shares personal milestones in her life, introduces us to some of her favourite recipes and talks candidly about the highs and lows of a lifetime spent teaching the nation to cook.