The Great British Baking Show is ushering in a new era by welcoming a new host for season 14. Previous host Matt Lucas revealed the real reason why he was leaving the series after three seasons. Get all the details on his departure from the show by scrolling below.
Why Is Matt Lucas Leaving ‘The Great British Baking Show’?
Matt joined The Great British Baking Show as a cohost during season 11 in 2020. Prior to that, he had roles in a number of films and television series like Doctor Who, Come Fly With Me, Shooting Stars, Little Britain and more. The London-born star has also performed in several theater productions and snagged producing and directing credits.
Matt announced he was leaving the series in December 2022 in a candid Instagram post.
“Farewell Bake Off! It’s been a delicious experience and I can’t imagine a more fun way of spending my summers,” he penned. “But it’s become clear to me that I can’t present both Fantasy Football League and Bake Off alongside all my other projects.”
The comedian was named a host of a new iteration of the comedy program Fantasy Football League in May 2022 with Elis James. As he looked toward his next chapter, he was grateful for all of the memories he…