Alison Hammond will take over Matt Lucas as the new co-host of Great British Bake Offjoins Noel Fielding in presenting the long-running competition.
“So happy to welcome @alisonhammond55 to the tent,” Fielding wrote on Instagram. “I am very happy that we are working together. We would spend the whole time giggling like school kids. Bakers will love you to bits. “
Hammond presents the British daytime programme This morning since 2002, the same year he competed brother The television personality has also appeared in reality shows such as I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out!, Celebrity Coach Travel, You Dance Strictly, Celebrity Masterchefand I Can See Your Voice. His addition to Great British Bake Off next to Luke announcing his departure in December, citing his busy work schedule.
Hammond confirmed the news with his own post on Instagram, where he talked about a cake with figurines of GRAB team as if they were sports stars being interviewed after a big game. “I’m really happy,” he said. “I’ll see the bakers soon. I’m on The Great British Bake Off. I’m very excited.” Like Paul Hollywood and Dame Prue Leith, Hammond joked that the figurine judges were “speechless.” See Fielding and Hammond’s posts below.
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We are delighted to announce that Alison Hammond will be joining forces with Noel Fielding to host the next series of The Great British Bake Off on @Channel4 later this year. We can’t wait! #GBBO pic.twitter.com/KTI57HcNrU
– British Bake Off (@BritishBakeOff) March 17, 2023