'The Great British Bake Off': Sandi Toksvig Announces Her Departure
Sandi Toksvig will depart from The Great British Bake Off after three seasons as a co-host. Co-host Noel Fielding will stay with the show, but a replacement for Toksvig has not yet been announced.
Toksvig joined The Great British Bake Off in 2017 after the program had moved from BBC to Channel 4. Her final appearance on the show will be on the upcoming series The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off. The show's official Twitter account shared the news today.
British Bake Off bids farewell to Sandi Toksvig:
All pud things come to an end. The upcoming series of The Great Stand Up To Cancer Bake Off will mark the end of Sandi's magnificent stint as a presenter on the show. We would like to thank her for all the wonderful memories and wish her the very best for the future. #GBBO pic.twitter.com/aEnEu00fqu— British Bake Off (@BritishBakeOff) January 16, 2020
Toksvig's co-host, Noel Fielding, also expressed sadness at continuing the show without her. Fielding shared an image of "Tom and Jerry" and wrote a brief goodbye to Toksvig on his Instagram.
See Noel Fielding's goodbye to Sandi Toksvig:
What's next for Sandi Toksvig?
Toksvig attributed her departure to work opportunities away from The Great British Bake Off. Fans of Toksvig's work can count on seeing more of the multitalented writer, broadcaster, and political activist soon!