Great British Bake Off fans ‘work out’ Matt Lucas’ replacement

GREAT British Bake Off fans have already ‘worked outwho will replace Matt Lucas.

The comedian announced on Tuesday that he would be leaving the Canal 4 baking series.

Matt announced his departure from Bake Off this week

Matt announced his departure from Bake Off this weekCrédito: Canal 4
Following the news fans have been speculating about the next host

Following the news fans have been speculating about the next hostCrédito: CANAL 4

In a statement he said: “Farewell Bake Off! It’s been a delicious experience and I can’t imagine a more fun way of spending my summers.

But it’s become clear to me that I can’t present both Fantasy Football League and Bake Off alongside all my other projects.

“Então, after three series and 51 episódios, I am cheerfully passing the baguette on to someone else.

I would like to give my warmest thanks and gratitude to everyone at Love Productions and Channel 4 and to Noelipops, Paulo, Dame Prue, the crew and, claro, the wonderful bakers for welcoming me into the tent.

I wish whoever takes over the very best and I can’t wait to tune into the next series without already knowing who won!”

Seguindo as novidades, fans have been left devastatedwhile some are already working out who will join Noel Fielding at the helm.

Taking to social media site reddit, viewers of the beloved series are convinced Richard Ayoade will take over as host.

They pointed out how the 45-year-old, who is best known for his role in The IT Crowd, is already pals with Noel Fielding.

Their dynamic would be great because they’ve been friends for a long time, and yet complete opposites from each other,” disse um visualizador.

Outro disse: “He’s the perfect foil for Noel’s offbeat energy.

This this this. He wouldn’t be able to help himself from snarking at Paul and it would be brilliant,” added a third.

While a fourth posted: “He would be fabulous!”

This year’s series of Bake Off recently came to an end which saw 32-year-old Syabira from London crowned the winner.

The Malaysian-born baker showed off her impressive skills in the kitchen and secured her spot as the Top Baker of the series.

Fans are convinced Richard Ayoade will become the show's next host

Fans are convinced Richard Ayoade will become the show’s next hostCrédito: Folheto
Noel Fielding and Richard Ayoade are already pals

Noel Fielding and Richard Ayoade are already palsCrédito: Canal 4 / Mark Bourdillon / Love Productions

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