How to watch The Great British Bake Off 2022 from anywhere in the world

The Great British Bake Off 2022 is set to be released tonight, here is how to watch the beloved baking show from anywhere in the world

Great British Bake Off 2022
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The Great British Bake Off 2022 is set to hit screens on September 13, with a fantastically lengthy 90-minute episode.

Excitement has been brewing for weeks since the Bake Off contestants 2022 were announced, with fans wondering if Prue's innuendos will be as bold as usual or if they'll be able to spot the winner from the get-go. 

So ahead of its release tonight we explain how to watch the baking drama from anywhere in the world. Even if you're on vacation, there's no need to miss season 6 of the well-loved show, hurrah!

Great British Bake Off

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How to watch The Great British Bake Off 2022

Currently, the only way to watch The Great British Bake off 2022 is on Channel 4 and All 4. This means that if you are outside of the UK on vacation, you may struggle to access the show unless you have a VPN (a virtual private network). VPNs are a popular way to access TV shows only available in other countries.

If you're already confused, don't panic - we've got you covered. Our sister site, TechRadar, has put every major VPN service to the test to save you the hassle of sifting through the web yourself. They've rated ExpressVPN as the best - and here's why.

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If you've never installed a VPN before, don't worry, it's quick and easy. Just follow these three steps:

  1. Download and install the VPN following ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)'s easy-to-follow instructions (ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money back guarantee (opens in new tab) and if you click here you can get 49% off and 3 months free (opens in new tab), too.)
  2. Once you've installed your VPN, open the app and select your server location to anywhere in the US.
  3. With your VPN installed and server location set to the UK, where you can access All 4.

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How to watch GBBO seasons 1 to 5

In the UK, The Great British Bake Off is exclusively available to watch on Channel 4 and its streaming service All4. 

All4 is the home of all of the first five seasons of the show which first began airing on Channel 4 in 2017. So if you can't get enough of the show and you are looking to watch all of the old seasons, All4 (opens in new tab) is the place to go. 

There are 10 episodes in GBBO season six, which means the final episode is expected to air on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. This means that All4 will have six full seasons of the show ready for binging by the end of November!

If you want to watch earlier seasons of the show from 2010 which aired on the BBC head to Britbox, a subscription streaming service for British television services. 

Laura is a news writer for woman&home who primarily covers entertainment and celebrity news. Laura dabbles in lifestyle, royal, beauty, and fashion news, and loves to cover anything and everything to do with television and film. She is also passionate about feminism and equality and loves writing about gender issues and feminist literature.

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