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We started together and we've been friends for a hundred years. There wasn't really competition because she was doing much more telly than me for a long time. And then I was doing more telly than her and she was doing all the Aga stuff. Then I started doing The Great British Menu and she started doing The Great British Bake Off about five years later.feedback
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Aug 10 2017
This page is completely dedicated to what Prue Leith has to say. All of Prue Leith’s quotes are organized here by date and topic. The most recent quote attributed to Prue Leith came from an article called Who is new Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith? Here's everything you need to know: “It's surprising how you can behave like a 16-year-old in your 60s, or a 17-year-old in your 70s. You know, it's exactly the same. You fall in love with somebody, you start worrying why the phone is not ringing and thinking, Can I ring him?”.
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Mar 17 2017 - Cambodia

I realised I was totally English. The Cambodian culture was so foreign to me. I grew up with South African expat parents in England and lived in a manor house and had a very charmed lifestyle. Having had no influences from Cambodia before, it was a huge shock in every single way possible. I didn't really feel connected.feedback

Mar 16 2017

I am just so thrilled to be joining Paul, Sandi and Noel on the biggest show on TV and I cannot wait to see what the real stars of the show – the bakers – are going to create for us. It is such an honour to be part of The Great British Bake Off team.feedback

Mar 15 2017

It's surprising how you can behave like a 16-year-old in your 60s or a 17-year-old in your 70s. You know, it's exactly the same. You fall in love with somebody, you start worrying about why the phone is not ringing and thinking 'Can I ring him?'. Is romance dead for me? I got married five months ago. He's a great guy too. He's lovely and he's my toyboy. I'm 77 and he's 70, so he's a mere boy. It's enlivening.feedback

Mar 15 2017

I think it's silly to ignore it. An awful lot of older women do have love affairs or wish they were having love affairs.feedback

Mar 13 2017

I don't like the word romantic, because it's got such a soppy connotation, which it doesn't need to have. I think that love stories are the most successful - the most successful plays, operas, novels are all about love. Nobody says Shakespeare is a romantic novelist or that Jane Austen is a romantic novellist. And they never say men are romantic novellists. Sebastian Faulks, Ian McEwan - they write wonderful love stories, or stories about relationships and love, and you never find Ian McEwan on the romantic shelf.feedback

Mar 13 2017

It won't happen because guys don't need to. They get put on the shelves upstairs, the women get put on the shelves downstairs, called romance.feedback

Mar 13 2017

I don't like being confined to the romantic shelf, but I thoroughly approve of what romantic novelists do. We're not all what used to be called Mills and Boon. The Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) does try to show that this is literature, like anything else. We're just women who write about relationships.feedback

Mar 13 2017

I think I'm close but I know there are two people in the running. One other person [...] I've had two auditions with them and lots of meetings. I can wish. I can dream [...] Of course I'd love to do it. Who wouldn't want to do it? I've known Mary for years and she loved it.feedback

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