Good British Bake Off’s Prue Leith is however to sign a contract for the second sequence.
The 77-year-old restaurateur has gained over the hearts of the nation alongside along with her brutal judging technique on the baking current over the previous couple of months nevertheless, no matter her worthwhile first stint, Channel 4 are however to renew her contract for subsequent 12 months’s instalment.
Speaking to The Photo voltaic newspaper, she said: “I’m nonetheless hoping Channel 4 will ask me once more for the second sequence. They’ve requested me about timings and schedules nevertheless I’ve not seen or heard one thing a few contract. It could all change, like ‘The X Difficulty’.”
Although her co-stars Paul Hollywood, Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding want to see her return, Prue has admitted she’s using her time now to get once more into writing.
She outlined: “I actually gave up writing sooner than ‘Good British Bake Off’. I would been doing it [writing cookbooks and novels] for years and it took up an extreme period of time. Nonetheless I’ve been coaxed once more into it and now I’m writing and cooking better than ever. It’s a busy time.”
Prue was employed by Channel 4 earlier this 12 months after Mary Berry – who used to guage alongside the silver fox – launched her decision to depart the current “out of loyalty” to the BBC, who screened the programme as a result of it first launched in 2010, after the broadcaster snatched the rights to the format in a mega-money deal remaining 12 months.
Nonetheless Prue has admitted she did attain out to Mary, 82, sooner than she went for the job to hunt out out what it is perhaps like working alongside Paul, 51, on the cooking current.
She said not too way back: “I did ring Mary up and my first question was, ‘Is he workable with?’ She said, ‘Certain actually. He’s conscious of his stuff.’ “