Sandi Toksvig Quits the 'Great British Bake Off'
Sandi joined Noel Fielding as a presenter on the show after it switched from the BBC to Channel 4 for Season 8. Now, after appearing on 51 episodes, she's decided to move on with her life.
Sandi announced her departure on Twitter, explaining that she'd like to pursue other projects:
Fielding shared a heartfelt send off to his co-host:
I feel like Tom without Jerry ! Mick without a Keef :( gonna miss yooooooooooooooooo and the wonderful times we got to play together in the tent ! Double acts are rare and magical beast and working with you was a pleasure x x x all my love Mr Noel x pic.twitter.com/nkbuLpvQMs— noel fielding (@noelfielding11) January 16, 2020
Prue Leith also weighed in:
I have absolutely loved working with Sandi, she's been a brilliant host and enormous fun and I am in awe of how hard she works juggling so many different projects. We shall be lifelong friends' way beyond the tent. #GBBO #sanditoksvig #friendship https://t.co/R17Lvrjl2L pic.twitter.com/EbuEmEWLaT— Prue Leith (@PrueLeith) January 16, 2020
As of press time, a Sandi successor has not yet been revealed.