Noel Fielding is a softie at heart, but his kind-nature is getting in the way of him doing his job on the Great British Bake Off and he’s reportedly been told to ‘toughen up’ by the show’s producers. Filming for the new series – now on Channel 4 – began at the end of April in the usual tent in Berkshire and the new presenter, 44, is said to be finding the elimination process quite ‘difficult’. ‘Noel is doing a great job hosting, but he is finding the whole elimination process difficult.
A picture of Noel Fielding painted black whilst dressed up as 80's tennis ace Bjorn Borg has gone on sale for £800.
This time, it was the announcement that Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig were to replace Mel and Sue as the hosts on the show, following its move to Channel 4. It seems as if the appointment of the comic has ruffled a few feathers across the country, as well as at Love Productions if reports in The Sun are to be believed. Speaking to the paper, a source close to the show claimed: “A lot of people at Love Productions are worried about what Channel 4 is going to do with their show.
Noel Fielding is to host Bake Off alongside Sandi Toksvig, and people are confused. Split in that they were overjoyed about Sandi and well, again to be polite, not totally convinced by Noel. If this was the BBC we would have almost certainly got French and Saunders just like we expected, but Channel 4 have swerved and given us a man in a glittery cape.