Why isn’t Joe Lycett hosting The Great British Sewing Bee?

But in a shocking change to the BBC schedule, Lycett will no longer host the show after announcing that he has since left the show.

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The comedian started hosting the sewing contest in 2019, but revealed earlier this year that he would no longer be a presenter.

Why is Joe Lycett no longer hosting The Great British Sewing Bee?

After his absence from the Christmas special in December 2021, fans have been asking questions about the late comedian’s whereabouts.

But shown after the festive special aired, Lycett took to Twitter to share the news that he would not be returning as he felt it was the “right time”.

Fans of the show were quick to share their love and agreed that they would miss the popular comedians’ jokes and hosting skills.

Who is the new host of The Great British Sewing Bee?

Taking over hosting duties from Lycett is another comedian Sara Pascoe.

Known for her hit shows including Out of Her Mind and Last Woman on Earth With Sara Pascoe, she has built a solid reputation.

Fans of the comedian are all excited to see how Pascoe takes on the hosting duties and if she can fill Lycett’s boots.

How to watch The Great British Sewing Bee?

If you fancy watching the new season of the completion show, you can catch it on BBC One and BBC iPlayer at 8pm from Wednesday 27 April.

The competition show features 12 contestants all battling it out to claim the crown at home.

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