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The funniest Twitter reactions to the BBC losing the Great British Bake Off


You scanned the newspaper front pages today, didn’t you? You saw the historic headlines, emanating from the highest corridors of power and sending shockwaves around the country.

No, not the fact former Prime Minister David Cameron is stepping down from UK politics, but news that the Great British Bake Off is to move from the BBC to Channel 4. A scandal in the eyes of many.

Clearly, it’s the most popular TV show around at the moment, and there were few better places to gauge opinion than Twitter. So without further ado, here were the funniest reactions on social media.

Let’s kick off with the obvious one, shall we?



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Once again, he is spot on

by Dave Fawbert
22 Aug 2017

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Winding up racists - never not funny

by Dave Fawbert
21 Aug 2017

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Number one fact: Don't do it

by Gary Ogden
21 Aug 2017

Londoners have revealed their favourite and most-hated Tube lines

Which is your favourite line?

by Dave Fawbert
21 Aug 2017

The 10 most liveable cities in the world have been named

Did your home make the cut?

by Tom Victor
21 Aug 2017

Sir Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

The legendary presenter has died aged 89

by Gary Ogden
18 Aug 2017

The biggest stereotype about men and sex is actually a load of rubbish

We've been wrong this whole time

by Gary Ogden
18 Aug 2017

Discover the words that became cool in the year you were born

Were you born in the year of booty calls or cybersex?

by Emily Reynolds
18 Aug 2017

This German town came up with a genius way of humiliating neo-Nazis

Is this the best possible way to deal with them?

by Alex Finnis
18 Aug 2017

Donald Trump’s lawyer: possibly not racist, definitely not intelligent

Oldest trick in the book

by Tom Victor
17 Aug 2017