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Bake Off judge Prue Leith to be made a dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours


BAKE Off judge Prue Leith is to be made a dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The chef and broadcaster, 81, has advised PM Boris Johnson on how to make hospital food more healthy.

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Prue Leith is being made a dame in the Queen’s honours[/caption]

South African-born Prue moved to London in the 1960s and embarked on a hugely successful career in food.

She was made an OBE in 1989 and a CBE in 2010.

Prue took over from Mary Berry when Bake Off moved from the BBC to Channel 4 in 2017.

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The Bake Off judge took over from Mary Berry in 2017[/caption]

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She was made an OBE in 1989 and a CBE in 2010 (pictured with daughter Li-Da and son Danny)[/caption]


She was married to author Rayne Kruger from 1974 until his death in 2002.

In 2016 she wed retired designer John Playfair.

Her son Danny Kruger is the Tory MP for Devizes, Wilts.

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