Channel 4 could cancel this year's Great British Bake Off due to lockdown rules

Channel 4 could cancel this year’s Great British Bake Off over fears lockdown rules prevent contestants travelling to the show’s tent Contestants chosen from all over Britain would have to travel to Berkshire Source close to judges and presenters say they are preparing for cancellation Cancelling the show would be a major blow to already troubled Channel 4 ITV's 'I'm a Celebrity' and 'Britain's Got Talent' also 'hanging by a thread'

By Katie Hind For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 22:42 BST, 2 May 2020 | Updated: 01:40 BST, 3 May 2020

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Channel 4 is on the verge of cancelling this year’s Great British Bake Off over fears lockdown rules prevent contestants travelling to the show’s tent.

Insiders say bosses are struggling to find a way to transport the competitors under the Government’s guidelines, which insist on essential travel only.

The contestants who have been chosen to appear live in different parts of the country and would need to get to the grounds of Welford Park in Newbury, Berkshire, to take part.

Sources close to judges Paul and Prue Leith and presenters Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas say that they are preparing themselves for a cancellation of the series, which

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