Cypriot among new Great British Bake Off contestants
While Berry, 81, has said that the group were "slower to bond this year than they were in the past," the contestants seem to have become close friends by the end of filming.
Today's the day!!! #GBBO— Michael Georgiou (@michaelgeo96) August 24, 2016
Looking forward to the show's launch, Tom Gilliford, 26, wrote on Twitter: "Can't want to see my 11 brilliant friends baking their hearts out on television!"
Fun Saturday evening with friends, thank you Candice, Louise and Val, it was great you could join us. pic.twitter.com/QjPkm9PXdl— Jane Beedle (@Janebbakes) August 21, 2016
He also thanked his co-star Michael Georgiou, 20, for his advice about muffins, while aerospace engineer Andrew Smyth complimented Bansal on his salted caramel macarons.
Only one day until #GBBO 2016 starts! Can't want to see my 11 brilliant friends baking their hearts out on television!— Thomas Gilliford (@Tom_gilliford) August 23, 2016