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Norman Is Actually Back On "Bake Off" For Christmas

Chetna is back, too — AND HOWARD.

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In completely EXCEPTIONAL baking news, it has been announced that Norman, NORMAN, is returning to Bake Off for the Christmas special this year.

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Here is Norman from another angle.

The wind whispers his name: "Norman."
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The wind whispers his name: "Norman."

Norman is universally loved by viewers because, as well as many other things, he once said this.

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So here's some Pesto.

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Pesto...from above.

Photo caption that came with image: "Pesto with wild garlic in a jar."
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Photo caption that came with image: "Pesto with wild garlic in a jar."

We last saw Norman at the end of Series Five, where we found out that he was writing an autobiography.

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Well Norman has since published his book, which is available on Amazon for a simply ridiculous 99p.

At the end of every single chapter there is a recipe, which is such a good idea.And look at Norman's lovely face there.
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At the end of every single chapter there is a recipe, which is such a good idea.

And look at Norman's lovely face there.

Chetna from Series Five will also be returning for the Bake Off Christmas Special (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

Her creativity, her positivity, cannot be beaten. By anyone.
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Her creativity, her positivity, cannot be beaten. By anyone.

And holy macaroni James Morton from Series Three.

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Please marvel at his jumpers of Bake Off's past.

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Now be in awe at his jumper of Bake Off's future.

Boom. Christmas pregnant.
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Boom. Christmas pregnant.

Next, oh look it's HOWARD.

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Howard is loved for being really bloody lovely, and also for his part in the dramatic Sue Elbow Muffin Scandal of 2013.

Our issues in 2013 were not as big as the issues in 2016.
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Our issues in 2013 were not as big as the issues in 2016.

And looooooooook there's Janet from Series Two.

Hi Janet.
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Hi Janet.

And the absolutely splendid Ali, from Series Four.

The caption that was with this photo: Mel and Ali presenting his baubles.
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The caption that was with this photo: Mel and Ali presenting his baubles.

And Mary-Anne from Series Two.

Hiya Mary-Anne.
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Hiya Mary-Anne.

AND CATHRYN FROM SERIES THREE.

I DON'T KNOW WHY I AM WRITING IN CAPITALS NOW.
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I DON'T KNOW WHY I AM WRITING IN CAPITALS NOW.

Ali, Cathryn, Norman and Mary-Anne's episode is on Christmas Day on BBC One at 4.45p.m.

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And Howard, Chetna, James and Janet's episode is on Boxing Day at 7p.m. on BBC One.

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I have no titting idea why Tamal aren't in these specials, nor Nadiya, nor Marie or Sandy or Selasi OR VAL I MEAN C'MON THIS IS VAL...

BUT you know what in the grand schemes of 2016 this isn't so bad.
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BUT you know what in the grand schemes of 2016 this isn't so bad.

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And here are all the judges and presenters in bed.

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And here's a stock photo of some pesto.

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And here's Mel and Sue dressed like Christmas puddings for some reason.

I bet this was filmed on the hottest day of the year.
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I bet this was filmed on the hottest day of the year.

BYE.

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