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‘It’s like watching gentle Hobbits politely compete for who can make the very best tea cake possible.’

On the new season of ‘The Great British Baking Show’

Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding, and Matt Lucas sitting at a table in the tent.
Photo: Netflix

You will feel lighter if you bypass today’s CNN newsletter to read John DeVore’s essay on the new season of The Great British Baking Show on Netflix.




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