Sandi Toksvig is going to leave the hit Channel 4 series Great British Bake Off. According to the channel, the 61-year-old broadcaster leaves the range after three years to concentrate on other working projects.
Toksvig-who joined the comic Noel Fielding in 2017 at Bake Off – also offers the BBC-quiz program QI on, and has previously presented the News Quiz on Radio 4. She also wrote novels and theatre works, and offers a coming series for Channel 4, which will see uneducated adults participating in a spellof a.
In A statement, Toksvig celebrated her time on the baking show with a joke that it would witness a cumbersome “like my remedy”. She described the cooperation with Fielding and the judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood as one of the great pleasure in my life…
These are friendships that I know that it will stretch outside the television ‘ and added that Bake Off was a ‘ wonderful program that already ‘ proves that it can happily withstand a change of host staff. The reason for that is, of course, the true stars of the show are the bakers themselves.
“The programme was previously presented between comedy, and Sue Perkins between 2010 and 2016, when it was broadcast on the BBC. It has been transferred to Channel 4 with a transaction of £75 million.
Ian Katz, programme director of Channel 4, said that Toksvig was a “big part of the reason why Bake Off’s move to Channel 4 was so successful”, adding that “her unique voice still will have an important presence on the channel with new performances in Development-which does not involve one of the cakes. ‘