Bake Off fans react to Alison Hammond's hosting debut calling her 'perfect'
27 September 2023, 11:20
Alison Hammond makes GBBO debut
Alison Hammond has quickly become a fan favourite on GBBO.
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Fans took to X, formally known as Twitter, to send messages of support to the This Morning star, with one user writing: "Alison Hammond is perfect for this. Big up the brummies #gbbo"
Another posted: "Wasn’t Alison Hammond just great on the #gbbo?"
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The TV favourite joined, Noel Fielding, 50, Prue Leith, 83, and Paul Hollywood, 57, to complete the GBBO line-up.
Alison took to social media to thank fans for their support, as well as posting a sweet dance video with the GBBO 2023 contestants.
The Big Brother star wrote: "Thanks for all your incredible message of support @britishbakeoff . Hoped you loved meeting the bakers here is some unseen footage behind the scenes 💕"
Watch Alison's video here:
Alison Hammond dances with GBBO contestants
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Alison took over presenting duties from former host Matt Lucas, 49, who stepped down from the role last year.
The comedian released a statement which cited his hectic work schedule as the reason for his departure.
In March of this year it was confirmed that Alison would be joining The Great British Bake Off as Matt's replacement.
Upon leaving, the baker said: "I will definitely keep on baking, and hope to maybe open up my own bakery and feed the world with love and cake - and who knows where it will take me."
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