Liam Charles

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Liam Charles is a celebrity baker, television presenter and columnist for The Guardian.

He is currently a presenter on Bake Off: The Professionals and a judge on the new Junior Bake Off.

Liam studied Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths University in London where he was nicknamed “Cake Boy” among his uni friends because of his love of baking.

Bake Off

The charismatic baking prodigy first came to public attention as a contestant in The Great British Bake Off in 2017. Liam was star baker in week six of the competition. Despite consistently strong performances throughout the show, Liam Charles left the show after episode eight.

He particularly impressed judge Paul Hollywood with his 6th round pastries, including an epic Sunday dinner pie.


In 2018 he began co-presenting Bake Off: The Professionals with comedian Tom Allen, and later in that year presented the baking programme Liam Bakes on Channel 4, a six-part series showing off his baking skills.

Then, in the following year, Liam and Prue Leith were the new judges for Junior Bake Off.

As a writer, Liam has authored two cookbooks, Cheeky Treats: 70 Brilliant Bakes and Cakes and Second Helpings.

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