Celebrity Bake Off seems a recipe for deadly dull television, I mean the ‘open to the punters’ bake off complete with pie throwing, freezer sabotaging, hissy fit throwing, disaster creating (‘that souffle went down like a lead zepplin’) real people provides a starvation diet entertainmentwise, how can we expect image conscious celebs to court failure and embarrassment in public.
They lived down to expectation, former goalkeeper David James and soap star Maddy Hill performed competently, Manchester comic Jason Manford, instead of producing a Manchester Tart (they’re not hard to find on a Friday night, believe me.
The competitor who did best however was Prime Minister’s wife and general posh bird Sam Cam. Surprisingly multi millionaire’s daughter Sam did not bring along a lack to to the actual work. Less surprisingly perhaps, she excelled at canapes.
One suspects however Sam would be fucked if asked to make a steak and kidney pudding with mash and mushy peas.
We eagerly await the next round in which former Cabinet Minister Ed Balls, former Girl Aloud Kimberley Walsh, former footballer Chris Kamara and former something – or – other Victoria Coren Mitchell, we hope on Starry Gazy Pie, Fat Rascals and Cumberland Tatie Pot. The contest looks far too middle class, we have a right to expect food diversity from the BBC.
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