Matt Lucas unveils message he sent to Bake Off replacement Alison Hammond

Matt Lucas has shared the messages he exchanged with after she made her first look on earlier this week.

Alison, who hosts , has changed Matt Lucas as one of many present’s hosts following his three-year stint on the programme.

Showing on the newest episode of to debate his newest youngsters’s e book, Matt mentioned he and Alison have textual content messaged one another this week about her debut on the cooking present.

He instructed host Lorraine Kelly: “I assumed Alison was sensible the opposite evening, she is so pure and heat and humorous and we have now been messaging one another.”

Matt Lucas used to host GBBO

Matt Lucas used to host GBBO (Picture: ITV)

Lorraine replied: “She could be very humorous and we’re very pleased with her. She simply brings – such as you – the type of pleasure to it.”

Matt interjected earlier than Lorraine ended their chat: “She’s implausible.”

Noel Fielding continues to be presenting the present, not too long ago revealing he instantly clicked with Alison when she changed his former Nice British Bake Off co-host Matt.

Chatting with , he mentioned: “Sandi [Toksvig] and I had been a really particular double act – she was high-status and I used to be low-status.

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Alison Hammond replaced Matt Lucas

Alison Hammond changed Matt Lucas (Picture: ITV)

“With Matt it was a bit bizarre, as a result of we’re mates and are most likely the identical low-status particular person from our respective double acts, the place he has [David] Walliams and I’ve Julian [Barrett].

“It was harder to seek out how we labored collectively, however we managed to discover a approach.”

The presenter added: “Alison’s hilarious, however she’s not a comic making an attempt to make jokes, which made it a bit simpler. We weren’t making an attempt to work out find out how to do it, we simply did it.

“We got here collectively like jazz musicians. It was easy and we laughed quite a bit.”

The opening instalment kicked off with cake week and noticed 42-year-old civil engineering useful resource planner Dan, from Cheshire, awarded the star baker title.

Sadly, grocery supervisor Amos was the primary star to be despatched packing after failing to impress the judges with is showstopper.

Bake Off launched with a 5 million peak viewers and a mean viewers of 4.3 million this week.

Nice British Bake Off continues subsequent Tuesday on Channel 4.