Great British Bake Off rises to the occasion with highest ever rating episode on BBC Two

All the ingredients ... have come together to make a very special programme for BBC Two." Janice Hadlow, Controller, BBC Two
Date: 17.10.2012     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 18.05
Category: BBC Two
The final episode of series three of Great British Bake Off last night had an average of 6.5 million viewers, 25.3% share, with a peak of 7.2 million viewers seeing law student John Whaite crowned as the Bake Off winner.

Janice Hadlow, Controller of BBC Two, says: “I’m absolutely thrilled by the phenomenal success of Great British Bake Off – all the ingredients of record ratings, a worthy winner, the expertise of Mary and Paul, wonderful presenters Mel and Sue and a brilliant series put together by Love productions plus of course all those irresistible cakes have come together to make a very special programme for BBC Two.”

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