Matt Lucas has been lauded for his debut as new host of Great British Bake Off, following Tuesday evening’s episode of the present.
The Little Britain star, 46, who has changed Sandi Toksvig as host, was praised by delighted viewers because the 11th season of the present kicked off, with the present beginning together with his impression of a bumbling Boris Johnson.
Followers flooded Twitter with reward, after his greatest moments included comforting a heartbroken Sura by talking of his magnificence, singing to a contestant and having fun with wonderful chemistry together with his co-host Noel Fielding.
He is a winner! Matt Lucas has been lauded for his debut as new host of Nice British Bake Off, following Tuesday evening’s episode of the present
Thrilled followers on the present penned: ‘#gbbo on catchup. Matt Lucas can actually do a Boris Johnson impression… The entire present was brill . Particularly Matt…
‘Individuals want mild aid and this present wraps you up and makes you smile . No want for negativity right here please. Carry on carrying on.x…
‘Greatest begin to the sequence ever!. Cherished it! Matt as Boris made all of the household snicker out loud! Thanks because it’s what the nation wanted x… Agree! They’re an awesome bunch and Matt Lucas matches in completely. Have a superb, secure day, babe…
‘Simply if you suppose the Nice British Bake Off could not get any higher they put Matt Lucas on it- sensible! It will get me by way of the following few months!…
Stamp of approval: Matt received close to unanimous approval from Bake Off followers
‘It truly is. And I LOVED Matt Lucas. I wasn’t certain after they first introduced him however final evening I assumed he was beautiful, and nice with Noel… Matt Lucas – you’re a star thats what i wanted after boris’s gloomy announcement… Oh god…
‘@RealMattLucas you might be simply magical… If you happen to may squeeze Wichita Lineman in sooner or later I’d be eternally grateful #GreatBritishBakeOff’.
Throughout his Boris take, Matt was a spitting picture of the Prime Minister within the present opener, which was postponed by 15 minutes, after Boris addressed the nation with the brand new lockdown measures within the struggle in opposition to coronavirus.
Uncanny: Matt left viewers in stitches as he impersonated a bumbling Boris Johnson (proper)
Within the skit Matt, who donned a platinum blonde wig and stood in entrance of a Union Jack flag, mentioned: ‘I’ve talked about this, you understand, the printer is the wrong way up once more. And oh no.. effectively… how? Ah, sure effectively that works truly, I can learn that superb.
‘Um, proper, let’s err… yeah. Good night, let’s get straight to it. We are actually approaching Section 46. Which signifies that from Tuesday morning, or Wednesday night relying in your peak…
‘We’re, we’re, we’re saying on the subject of baking in the event you should bake in a tent, bake in a tent. ‘However please do not bake in a tent. And we’re asking individuals to make use of widespread sense on the subject of the distribution of a whole lot and hundreds.’
Shocker: Whereas comforting heartbroken Sura, Matt commented on his personal magnificence
Apart from his tackle the Prime Minister, one other stand out second for the hilarious star was when pharmacy employee Sura, 31, collided with safety guard Dave, 30, Hampshire and knocked over his tray of pineapple the wrong way up muffins.
Whereas he joined Noel in comforting the bereft baker after her gaffe, Matt mentioned: ‘It may be my fault as a result of I used to be you and I believe you had been in all probability hypnotised by my magnificence’, after which he was met with a surprised silence.
In one other second of cheeky consolation for the bakers, as he spoke to eventual evictee Loriea about her hometown of Durham, throughout which he belted out Roger Whittaker’s Previous Durham City in her ear – a lot to viewers’ delight.
Singing sensation: In one other second of cheeky consolation for the bakers, as he spoke to eventual evictee Loriea about her hometown of Durham, throughout which he belted out Roger Whittaker’s Previous Durham City in her ear – a lot to viewers’ delight
Pleasure of joys: Followers penned: ‘I really like Roger Whittaker and dwell in Durham. Nice singing Matt Face with tears of pleasure… and singing Roger Whittaker….whistling subsequent week?’
Followers penned: ‘I really like Roger Whittaker and dwell in Durham. Nice singing Matt Face with tears of pleasure… and singing Roger Whittaker….whistling subsequent week?…
‘Petition for Matt Lucas to sing each episode of Bake Off trigger i really like his singing voice… Matt Lucas singing a music with ‘Durham’ in it… certainly… not… #eyetest?…
‘loriea being from durham, matt lucas singing ‘outdated durham city’, and mak making a cake of invoice bryson all being proven within the first episode looks like an indication from the universe that i’ve picked the suitable uni to do my diploma at #GBBO’.
One other spotlight to the present noticed Matt steadiness numerous gadgets on his head throughout rallying calls to bakers – together with a cup of tea and a rolling pin.
Ha! One other spotlight to the present noticed Matt steadiness numerous gadgets on his head throughout rallying calls to bakers – together with a cup of tea and a rolling pin