BAKE OFF: ALISON HAMMOND CONFIRMED AS NEW HOST ALONGSIDE NOEL FIELDING
The This Morning presenter is to enter the tent this Summer as new co-host alongside Noel Fielding, and judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. Hammond replaces Matt Lucas.
Alison Hammond said: "It’s Official!! It’s happening The Great British Bake off ! let’s have it - The cake that is. So excited!
Channel 4’s Chief Content Officer, Ian Katz, “Alison is much loved, effortlessly funny and the owner of the best laugh in Britain. She was a huge hit when she appeared on Celebrity Bake Off and we’re thrilled to have her back in the tent.”
The show's official Twitter posted: "We're 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 Channel 4 later this year. We cannot wait!"
A source told The Mirror: "Alison is a great choice. She will bring warmth and humour to the tent in spades. We’re laughing just thinking about it."
The Great British Bake Off returns later this year on Channel 4 and All4.