Queen of the jungle Scarlett Moffatt ‘could present next year’s Great British Bake Off’

Scarlett Moffatt is rumoured to be one of the names lined up to present next year's Great British Bake Off...

Queen of the jungle Scarlett Moffatt is rumoured to be one of the names lined up to present the new series of The Great British Bake Off when the show moves to Channel 4 next year.

The Gogglebox star proved a hit with fans of I’m a Celebrity and was crowned queen of the jungle earlier this month.

The Great British Bake Off has been hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins since it began in 2010, but they both announced they would leave after the show was sold by production company Love Productions to the channel after being broadcast on BBC One.

According to The Mirror, a source said: “Scarlett is now a serious contender – she opened a lot of eyes to her potential on I’m A Celebrity.

“She is young, very funny and just the type of presenter Channel 4 are looking for to front their version of the show.”

The insider added: “Scarlett may be inexperienced but the thinking is she could be paired with a more senior co-host.”

The new series is set to have an overhaul next year after judge Mary Berry announced she would not be moving to Channel 4 with the show.

Mary told Chris Evans on BBC Radio 2 that her decision to stay with the corporation was made ‘straight away’.

She said: “It was a gut feeling and I made it straight away for myself, having discussed it with my family and others. I’m very happy I’ve stayed with the BBC. Everything I’ve done has been with the BBC and I wanted to stay with them.

“I’m sure the programme will go on to be a little bit different, but it will still be wonderful.”

The Mirror also cited the likes of Victoria Coren Mitchell, Sandi Toskvig and Davina McCall as potential co-hosts for the series to work alongside the 26-year-old.

After winning the hearts of the nation appearing with her parents on their sofa for Gogglebox, Scarlett went on to beat the likes of TV veterans Carol Vorderman and Larry Lamb in the I’m A Celebrity jungle.

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