Richard Burr was born in north London. He is a fourth generation builder, specializing in bricklaying and plastering. He is married and is the father of three daughters.

His hobbies include camping, fishing, hiking, cycling, and gardening.


Episode 1: Cakes

  • Signature (Swiss Roll): Pistachio and Strawberry Swiss Roll
  • Technical Place (Cherry Cake): 10th
  • Showstopper (36 Classic Miniature British Cakes): Miniature Coffee and Walnut Cakes

Episode 2: Biscuits

  • Signature (36 Savory Biscuits): Rosemary Seeded Crackers
  • Technical Place (Florentines): 1st
  • Showstopper (3D Biscuit Scene): Pirates!

Episode 3: Bread

  • Signature (12 Rye Bread Rolls): Rye and Cranberry Rolls
  • Technical Place (Ciabatta): 6th
  • Showstopper (Filled Centerpiece Loaf): Pesto Pinwheel

Episode 4: Desserts

  • Signature (8 Self-Saucing Puddings): Black Forest Chocolate Fondants
  • Technical Place (Tiramisu Cake): 5th
  • Showstopper (Baked Alaska): Tiramisu Baked Alaska

Episode 5: Pies and tarts

  • Signature (Custard Tart): Fig and Orange Tart
  • Technical Place (Mini Pear Pies): 7th
  • Showstopper (Three-Tiered Pie): Three Course Autumn Pie FeastAlaska

Episode 6: European Cakes

  • Signature (Yeast-Leavened Cake): Fruity Guglhupf with an Orange Glaze
  • Technical Place (Prinsesstårta): 5th
  • Showstopper (Dobos Torte): Sugar Forest Dobos Torte

Episode 7: Pastries

  • Signature (12 Savoury Parcels): Minted Lamb Pasties
  • Technical Place (Kouign-Amann): 1st
  • Showstopper (24 Éclairs): Lavender and Blueberry Éclairs, Rose and Raspberry Éclairs

Episode 8: Advanced Dough

  • Signature (Fruit Loaf): Fruit Swedish Tea Ring
  • Technical Place (Povitica): 4th
  • Showstopper (36 Doughnuts): Rhubarb and Custard Doughnuts, Toffee Apple Doughnuts

Episode 9: Pâtisserie (Semi-Final)

  • Signature (24 Baklava): Rose and Pistachio Baklava, Walnut and Almond Baklava
  • Technical Place (Schichttorte): 2nd
  • Showstopper (24 Entremets): Hazelnut Mocha Entremets, Pink Grapefruit Entremets

Episode 10: Final

  • Signature (24 Viennoiserie): Rose and Pistachio Baklava, Walnut and Almond Baklava
  • Technical Place (Victoria Sandwiches, Tarte au Citron,Scones): 3rd
  • Showstopper (Pièce Montée): Mill on the Hill

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