How to watch The Great British Bake Off 2022 online and catch the final from anywhere

Great British Bake Off class of 2022 contestants
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It's been 10 weeks of slaving away in the stuffy Bake Off tent, with plenty of show-stopping bakes and truly awful jokes from Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas. But 2022's series of The Great British Bake Off all comes to an end tonight, as Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith announce the amateur baker to rule all amateur bakers. Don't miss it. Get the snacks in and find out how to watch The Great British Bake Off Final online from anywhere.

Watch The Great British Bake Off 2022

When: every Tuesday at 8pm GMT

Stream for FREE in the UK: Channel 4 /  All 4 (UK) 

Watch internationally: Netflix (US) / CBC (CA) / Binge (AU)

Watch anywhere: try ExpressVPN 100% risk-free

From a dozen budding bakers (not the baker's kind) to our three finalists, it all comes down to one last Signature, Technical, and Showstopper. 

But who are our finalists? Three times Star Baker and Cardiovascular Research Associate Syabira, who's unique blend of flavors has often left the judges both perplexed and impressed. Then there's Sandro (a 30-year-old Nanny), and Abdul (electronic engineer from London), both of whom have a Star Baker accolade each and have quietly impressed with their extravagant design skills (Sandro) and simple but effective approach (Abdul).

Their last chance to secure a Hollywood Handshake or a "Tremendous!" from Prue, ensure you know how to tune into the final and watch The Great British Bake Off online, live and on-demand wherever you are around the world with a 100% free stream available in the UK

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How to watch Great British Bake Off for free in the UK

free-to-airevery Tuesday at 8pm GMT.

The Great British Bake Off finds its home on free-to-air linear TV channel Channel 4. The thirteenth season started on September 13. New episodes will air every Tuesday at 8pm GMT.

If you can't make it in front of the TV, you can watch live online or catch up on-demand using Channel 4's streaming platform, All 4, where it'll be confusingly listed as 'Series 6'. In other words, A.B. - After the Beeb.

Use a VPN to watch The Great British Bake Off from anywhere

You'll need to create an account to watch All 4, but you won't be asked for any payment details. The app is available across a number of devices, including iOS and Android smartphones and tablets and media streamers like Amazon Fire TV Stick, Chromecast, Roku, and Now TV. Select Smart TVs also have All 4 built into its interface.

Episodes usually stay on All 4 to watch back for up to 30 days after their original air date.

How to watch Great British Bake Off online from anywhere in the world

We've detailed how you can watch The Great British Bake Off 2022 online, but bear in mind that if you're abroad at any point during this season's baking antics, you won't be able to stream from abroad or access All 4.

Don't chance missing a baking catastrophe due to geo-restrictions, though. While these restrictions may prevent you from accessing certain services and content, you can get around geo-blocks by using a VPN or Virtual Private Network. It's completely legal, very affordable, and easy to use - and it also encrypts your browsing, offering protection against cybercriminals and government snooping.

Use a VPN to watch The Great British Bake Off from anywhere

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Using a VPN is as easy as one-two-three...

1. Download and install a VPN - as we say, our top choice is ExpressVPN

2. Connect to the appropriate server location - open the VPN app, hit 'choose location' and select the appropriate location (a server in the UK in this case)

3. Go to the broadcaster's stream - head to All 4 and start watching The Great British Bake Off as if you were back at home

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How to watch The Great British Baking Show in the US


Known as The Great British Baking Show in the US, you'll be able to watch the 2022 season (Collection 10) not long after it airs in the UK on Netflix. 

The Great British Baking Show hit the streaming service from September 16, with new episodes arriving every Friday.

Plans for Netflix range from $8.99 a month depending on the quality of stream you want and how many simultaneous connections you desire.

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How to watch The Great British Baking Show 2022 in Canada


For those in Canada, CBC Gem will be the place to watch the latest season of The Great British Baking Show. However, it's not confirmed when season 13 will arrive and those north of the border could expect a significant delay.

CBC Gem costs $4.99 a month and comes with a 30-day free trial. That said, you can watch some content with ads without an account.

Abroad in Canada, but want to watch The Great British Bake Off when it airs back home? You can subscribe to a VPN to by-pass geo-restrictions and access your preferred streaming service.

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How to watch The Great British Bake Off online in Australia


Bake Off season 13 has officially landed Down Under on streaming service, Binge. Episodes began to arrive from October 4, and you can expect a new instalment every Tuesday at 8.30pm AEDT.

Binge costs just AU$10 a month and comes with a 7-day free trial, making it an affordable way to watch The Great British Bake Off, with all previous seasons available to stream too.

Outside of the country? Get a VPN to unblock geo-restricted services.

The Great British Bake Off 2022 FAQ

Great British Bake Off class of 2022 contestants

(Image credit: Channel 4)

The Great British Bake Off 2022 contestants

  • Abdul - 29, Electronics engineer, London
  • Carole - 59, Supermarket cashier, Dorset
  • James - 33, Nuclear scientist, Cumbria
  • Janusz - 33, PA to a head teacher, East Sussex
  • Kevin - 33, Music teacher, Lanarkshire
  • Maxy - 29, Architectural assistant, London
  • Dawn - 60, IT manager, Bedfordshire
  • Maisam - 18, Student, Manchester
  • Sandro - 30, Nanny, London
  • Syabira - 32, Cardiovascular research associate, London
  • Rebs - 23, Masters student, County Antrim
  • Will - 45, Former charity director, London

Who are the hosts of Great British Bake Off?

Once again, Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas are the dynamic duo that will guide contestants through baking disasters and soggy bottoms. Paul Hollywood may as well pitch his tent next door to the famous GBBO marquee, well and truly a part of the furniture at this point. He's joined by restauranteur, businesswoman, and novelist Prue Leith and her striking collection of costume jewellery. As has become par-of-the-course since Bake Off's controversial move from BBC One to Channel 4, the pair will judge this year's amateur bakers.

How to watch The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice 

For those who want another bite of high-stakes baking, The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice is a weekly behind the flap of the Bake Off tent. Get gossip from the tent and speculation from a panel of avid celebrity Bake Off fans. Presented by Jo Brand and Tom Allen, An Extra Slice airs at 8pm BST on Channel 4 every Friday.

Matt Lucas, Prue Leith, Paul Hollywood, and Noel Fielding holding a tray of bread in front of the Bake Off tent

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What Bake Off week is it?

If you're new to the tent, you may not know that each week of Bake Off takes on a theme, from pastry to biscuits, chocolate to bread week. The Bake Off team is keeping their baking utensils pretty close to their chest, but we'll be updating this list as and when we know.

  • Week One: Cake
  • Week Two: Biscuit
  • Week Three: Bread
  • Week Four: Mexican
  • Week Five: Dessert
  • Week Six: Halloween
  • Week Seven: Custard
  • Week Eight: Pastry
  • Week Nine: Patisserie 
  • Week Ten: TBC

*Spoilers ahead for the 2022 series of The Great British Bake Off*

Who was the Star Baker?*

It’s the icing on the cake at the end of each episode - who's won Star Baker?! First introduced in series 2, each week the judges crown a budding baker who has risen to the challenge. While it's no guarantee of their safety the following week - alongside the coveted Hollywood Handshake - it's one of the highest accolades of the show.

Here we’ll be keeping track of this season’s Star Bakers as the competition progresses:

  • Week One: Janusz
  • Week Two: Maxy
  • Week Three: Janusz
  • Week Four: Maxy
  • Week Five: Sandro
  • Week Six: Syabira
  • Week Seven: Syabira
  • Week Eight: Syabira
  • Week Nine: TBC
  • Week Ten: TBC

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Who left Bake Off this week?*

While there's one star baker each week, each episode also ends us with saying goodbye to another as they leave the Bake Off tent for good. Here we'll keep an updated list of who has left the competition as the series goes on:

  • Week One: Will
  • Week Two: Maisam
  • Week Three: N/A
  • Week Four: Rebs and Jamie
  • Week Five: Carole
  • Week Six: Dawn
  • Week Seven: Kevin
  • Week Eight: Maxy
  • Week Nine: TBC
  • Week Ten: TBC

Watch Great British Bake Off full episodes:

Winners of The Great British Bake Off from past seasons

  • Season 12 - Giuseppe Dell'Anno
  • Season 11: Peter Sawkins
  • Season 10: David Atherton
  • Season 9: Rahul Mandal
  • Season 8: Sophie Faldo
  • Season 7: Candice Brown
  • Season 6: Nadiya Hussain

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Alice is eCommerce Editor at Future with a focus on streaming services, such as Disney Plus and HBO Max, and VPN. She predominantly writes buying and streaming service guides, as well as how to watch articles. Previously a Commercial Content Writer at Trusted Reviews, Alice has five years experience giving online buying advice, and over two years writing about consumer tech.