Season 1 of The Great British Bake Off aired between 17 August and 21 September 2010. Ten home bakers took part in a bake-off to test every aspect of their baking skills as they battled to be crowned the Great British Bake Off's best amur baker. One contestant was eliminated every episode until the grand finale, where Edward "Edd" Kimber won.

Contestants Edit

Baker Age Occupation Hometown
Annetha Mills 30 Single mother Essex
David Chambers 31 Entrepreneur Milton Keynes
Edward "Edd" Kimber24 Debt collector for Yorkshire Bank Bradford
Jasminder Randhawa 45 Assistant Credit Control Manager Birmingham
Jonathan Shepherd 25 Research Analyst St Albans
Lea Harris 51 Retired Midlothian, Scotland
Louise Brimelow 44 Police Officer Manchester
Mark Whithers 48 Bus Driver South Wales
Miranda Gore Browne 37 Food buyer for Marks & Spencer Midhurst, West Sussex
Ruth Clemens 31 Retail manager/Housewife Poynton, Cheshire

Contestant Progress Edit

W1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6
Edd Winner
Ruth OUT
Miranda OUT
Jasminder OUT
David OUT
Jonathan OUT
Annetha OUT
Louise OUT
Mark OUT

Colour key:

     – Baker got through to the next round
     – Baker was eliminated
     – Baker was one of the judges' least favourite bakers that week, but was not eliminated
     – Baker was one of the judges' favourite bakers that week
     – Baker was the series winner