Noel Fielding will probably be lacking from tonight’s festive Bake Off (Image: Channel 4)
The Great British Bake Off’s annual festivities are kicking off tonight – however there’ll be one face lacking from the common line-up.
Host Noel Fielding will probably be leaving an elf-shaped gap within the tent, as returning stars attempt their luck at being Christmas champion.
However he has a reasonably good motive, we promise!
Right here’s why he’s not round, and who’s changing him.
Why isn’t Noel Fielding On Bake Off’s Christmas particular ?
Noel isn’t round to trigger mischief this Christmas (Image: Channel 4)
When he was introduced as Noel’s alternative, Tom quipped: ‘Lastly, bald homosexual males are getting their probability on tv.’
Tom will be part of co-host Matt Lucas in addition to judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.
Alexandra Burke will probably be stopping by to offer a particular efficiency of Silent Night time.
The transfer has been given the seal of approval by previous stars including Michael Chakraverty, our resident columnist and 2019 Bake Off contestant.
Tom Allen will probably be stepping in for the vacations (Image: Channel 4)
Who’s showing on the Nice British Bake Off’s Festive specials?
There are two festive specials of The Great British Bake Off this yr – one for Christmas Eve and one for New Years – and each will characteristic fan favourites again for one more try at glory.
Christmas Eve will see James Hillery from 2017, Ruby Bhogal from 2018 and Jamie Finn and Rosie Brandreth-Poynter from the 2019 sequence.
Noel will probably be again in time for the New Year’s Eve particular, the place 2019’s Helena Garcia and Henry Fowl will return to compete towards Nancy Birtwhistle from 2014, and 2018 winner Rahul Mandal.
Stepping again into the tent for the New Yr’s particular are Each Matt and Noel will current.
The Nice Festive Bake Off is out there on Channel 4 On Demand.