In this new series, Paul Hollywood opens up his personal cookbook to share his favourite recipes from a lifetime of baking. Following Paul from his early life in Merseyside, to his career in five star hotels, to becoming a judge on The Great British Bake Off, the show contains previously unseen audition footage; sneak peeks behind the scenes of the Bake Off tent; guest slots from Bake Off stars Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig and Prue Leith; ex-GBBO bakers Val and Selasi; and appearances from some of the friends and family who mean the most to Paul today. In each episode, Paul shares four simple baking recipes.
Status: In Development
Runtime: 30 minutes
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Paul John Hollywood (born 1 March 1966) is an English celebrity chef, best known for being a judge on The Great British Bake Off. He began his career at his father's bakery as a teenager and went on to serve as head baker at a number of hotels around Britain and internationally. After returning from working in Cyprus, Hollywood began appearing in guest spots on a number of British television programmes on both BBC and ITV.
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Paul John Hollywood was born in 1966 in Wallasey, on the Wirral, in Cheshire, the son of bakery proprietor, John F. Hollywood and Gillian M. Harman. He was a pupil at The Mosslands School. Hollywood studied sculpture at the Wallasey School of Art, but quit the course to start work as a baker. He first worked in his father's bakery in York (the headquarters of a chain called Bread Winner which eventually stretched all the way down the east coast from Aberdeen to Lincolnshire) and then in other bakeries on Merseyside. He eventually went on to become head baker at a number of hotels, including The Dorchester, Chester Grosvenor and Spa and the Cliveden Hotel. He then left the UK for Cyprus, where he worked at two resorts.
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