‘Great British Bake Off’ Funeral Held Outside BBC Broadcasting House

2016's bizarre moments aren't over just yet.

Passers-by near the BBC’s Broadcasting House got a shock on Thursday (27 October) morning, as a funeral for ‘The Great British Bake Off’ was held outside the building.

Obviously the BBC wasn’t responsible for the stunt, which cheekily (albeit in the darkest way possible) poked fun at the fact the show’s time with the channel has come to an end.

<strong>It's been such a weird year, hasn't it?</strong>
It's been such a weird year, hasn't it?
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In fact, it was those jokers over at the London Dungeon who orchestrated the event, which saw a hearse arriving at the building, complete with a coffin, and flowers spelling out ‘RIP GBBO’.

<strong>Nothing to see here, just a fake funeral for a baking show that hasn't actually ended</strong>
Nothing to see here, just a fake funeral for a baking show that hasn't actually ended
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The flowers were then held up by faux pallbearers, while mourners clutching cake tins gathered behind the car.

And there we were thinking 2016 had served up all the bizarre surprises possible.

<strong>There are no words</strong>
There are no words
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It’s not yet been confirmed when they’ll be screened, but it will be the last time Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins will all be in the UK’s most famous tent together.


Edd Kimber (winner, 2010)

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