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Top Irish chef set to join The Great British Bake Off panel

The show has moved from the BBC to Channel 4

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Top Irish chef Rachel Allen is set to join the panel on The Great British Bake Off.

The show aired it’s last season on the BBC in 2016 and has now moved to competitor station Channel 4.

Not moving to the new station will be Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins and show favourite Mary Berry.

Rozanna Purcell & Rachel Allen

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However, Paul Hollywood will remain on the show’s judging panel and will possibly be joined by Rachel, according to the Daily Mail.

Other possible judges and hosts were seen leaving a test shooting in south London including award-winning chef Michel Roux Jr. andĀ Frances Atkins, one of only six female Michelin star chefs in the UK.

The Great British Bake Off returns later this year on their new channel, Channel 4.