I’m sure all you cool Media Edutistas are going to agree with me on this one. As much as I love a bit of Great British Bake-Off, I sometimes feel the two production pieces at the beginning and the end are a bit annoying. Knowing the task and the rules before you enter the competition is OK for the inevitable quirky, eccentric, golly-gosh student type who has had all day to practice after their 33 minutes of weekly lectures have finished. But what about those salt of the earth characters? The plucky, hard-working dad in his Hawaiian shirts and cargo shorts combo? The eternally flustered, always about to cry mum to little Xanadu and Fountain? When do they get the time?
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