Next year’s charity special of ‘The Great British Bake Off’ could take on a controversial political dimension, after the news that the Conservative prime minister’s wife Samantha Cameron will be facing off against former Labour shadow chancellor Ed Balls in the Sport Relief edition.

‘The Great Sport Relief Bake Off’, a biennial charity TV event acting as a spin-off from the massively successful annual main series, will last for three days from March 18th-20th next year. It’ll be featuring a total of 16 famous faces in total, though the political pair will be under the most scrutiny.

Samantha CameronSamantha Cameron with husband David Cameron in November 2015

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