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Angus Deayton is to host Creme de la Creme

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20th Jan 2017

Angus Deayton is to host Great British Bake Off spin-off Creme de la Creme.

The show, for professional pastry chefs, is staying on the BBC despite the main show moving from BBC One to Channel 4. The first series, broadcast on BBC Two in 2016, was hosted by chef Tom Kerridge but now Deayton will take on the role. He was previously a presenter on Have I Got News For You butwas sacked from the show in 2002. The show will see 10 teams of chefs competing in tasks to make perfect pastries and spectacular showpieces. Deayton will be joined on the Love Productions show by judges Benoit Blin, chef patissier at Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons in Oxfordshire, and Cherish Finden, executive pastry chef at The Langham, London. This story first appeared on BBC
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