It's back, and we are BUZZING

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Now that the Olympics is over, there’s now a gaping space in our viewing calendars.

Where should we look for feel-good competition, with a smidgen of national pride and a whole heap of well-trained contestants, hoping to do their families and their country proud?

Well, folks, fear not, as the solution is just around the corner: The Great British Bake Off!

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Baking extraordinaires Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood are about to welcome 12 new hopefuls into the bake off tent, all with fingers crossed that they’ll emerge a champion of cakes, boss of biscuits and master of macaroons.

And, of course, comedy duo Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins will be on hand with more innuendo than you can shake a stick at.

We’ve compiled a handy list of this year’s sparkling twelve bakers below – who are you backing? Let us know @CelebsNow…

On your marks, get set…BAKE!