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'Great British Bake-Off': Matt Lucas Lands Presenter Role!

'Great British Bake-Off': Matt Lucas Lands Presenter Role!
March 11, 2020 - 18:16 / Amanda Stanford

Comedian Matt Lucas lands the presenter role for the hit TV series, The Great British Bake-Off! The Bridesmaids co-star shares his excitement. 

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Comedian Matthew Lucas attends the 2014 International Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy Awards.

Joining host Noel Fielding, the 46-year-old joined in on a video introducing himself to the Great British Bake-Off team. 

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"If my mum came along, she would just follow me around going, 'Matt, don't eat that! Matt don't, I'm serious, don't!'" he says.

Judge Prue Leith took to Twitter following the news of Lucas' casting, tweeting, "So excited to be working with @RealMattLucas,  the combination of him and @noelfielding11, will we stop laughing long enough to get any filming done??!!!"

Another judge Paul Hollywood added, "I’m a genuine fan of Matt’s, he’s a fantastic addition to the team and I can’t wait to start working with him."

Prior seasons of The Great British Bake-Off are currently streaming on Netflix.