Great British Bake Off 2013: meet the contestants

20 AUGUST 2013 The Great British Bake Off is back for its fourth series on Tuesday night and you can meet the contestants here before the show starts.

Judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood will put the 13 hopefuls to the test before crowning the champion baker in ten weeks' time.

In the first episode, which airs at 8pm on BBC2, we meet seven men and six women ageing from 25 to 66 whose day jobs include teaching, gardening and dentistry.

Click on the photo below to meet the bakers hoping to rise to the top.