8:01pm: Mel's hood makes her look like Rod Stewart.
8:04pm: The strings underscoring #GBBO are played by the Hollywood, Berry, Perkins and Giedroyc Quartet.
8:05pm: Val's ice cream anecdote was worthy of Parkinson.
8:07pm: Tom packing a sausage = FOOD PORN.
12:08pm: Benjamina's not a name.
8:11pm: I like how the colour of Paul Hollywood's beard fades into his shirt.
8:14pm: Paul & Mary's challenge: make 24 identical biscuits. David's challenge: to eat 24 identical biscuits before the end of segment.
8:16pm: The downside to the first few episodes in the current #GBBO series: you don't know which faces you're destined to forget.
8:18pm: Val's biscuits look like the sort of thing I'd make (which isn't a compliment).
8:19pm: Every shot of Paul Hollywood should come with a wah-wah pedal accompaniment.
8:23pm: Paul's shirt even matches with the tablecloth.
8:24pm: Running your fingers through Paul Hollywood's hair would cut them to shreds.
8:26pm: Rav's piping is reminiscent of me on the toilet.
8:29pm: Who wants to eat a blown-on-by-Val biscuit?
8:32pm: Andrew looks like a ginger Eddie Redmayne.
8:36pm: Selasi could punch you into the New Year.
8:37pm: I'd pay to see a Paul Hollywood / Selasi Stare-off.
8:40pm: In tribute to this wk's gingerbread challenge, I'm baking a frieze of Stevenage Town Centre, complete with clock tower, statue & chav.
8:42pm: My windows are made from boiled sweets too.
8:43pm: I bow to Selasi's coolness and self-control.
8:47pm: This isn't good for my blood pressure.
8:48pm: Candice's pub is excellent.
8:50pm: Val and Louise could sell their gingerbread stories in broken biscuit boxes at Poundstretcher.
8:50pm: I have a problem with finishing too.
8:53pm: I dubbed the crunching sounds in post-production.
8:55pm: Mary will eat a bit of carpet. No comment.
8:55pm: Candice's The King Bill sounds like a censored swear.
8:57pm: Val's eyes have no pupils.
8:58pm: Val rocks a gilet.