Sue Perkins to extend Spectacles stage tour in life after Bake Off
Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins has said it is time she "stretched her legs" as she announced an extension to her live tour after quitting the hit TV show.
Perkins, who with Mel Giedroyc has hosted Bake Off since it launched on the BBC in 2010, is to leave the programme when it moves to Channel 4 next year.
On Tuesday she announced a further 16 dates in her Spectacles show which sold out during its initial leg in September.
She said: "Having spent the last seven years crammed into a tellybox shouting the word 'Bake', I think it's high time I got out, and... read more
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