Mary Barry To Be Joined By Nadiya Hussain In New BBC Show, Following 'Great British Bake Off' Exit?

Paul who?

As rumours continue to swirl about what the BBC has planned for Mary Berry and presenting duo Mel and Sue now they’re no longer with the ‘Great British Bake Off’, it’s been reported they could be joined on a new show by a familiar face.

Reports have previously claimed that, although Paul Hollywood has now made the jump to Channel 4, the rest of the former ‘Bake Off’ team will be reuniting for another upcoming show.

It has now been suggested that the trio could be joined by former winner Nadiya Hussain, following comments from BBC Director of Content, Charlotte Moore.

Nadiya Hussain and Mary Berry
Nadiya Hussain and Mary Berry
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She said earlier this week: “There will be more news on what Mary Berry, Mel and Sue and Nadiya are doing next. Watch this space – some exciting news to come.”

It’s not currently known exactly what the BBC has up its sleeve for the project - which it’s thought may even hit our screens before Channel 4’s reboot of ‘Bake Off’ - but Mary recently teased that it may not even involve baking.

Meanwhile, Paul Hollywood recently spoke about his decision to stick with ‘Bake Off’ despite its recent change of home, revealing that Channel 4 has doubled his salary to keep him on the show.

Addressing the backlash he received in the press when he decided not to quit, he said: “Would you work across the road? If you could double your wages, by going across the road to a rival would you?

“I haven’t murdered anyone. But I think the Yorkshire Ripper got less press than I did.”

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