This will be James Martin’s last Saturday Kitchen as presenter. He announced he was leaving the live BBC One cookery show last month, bringing his ten year tenure as a presenter to an end.
His easy charm is widely credited with boosting audiences. Viewing figures rose from around 1.3 million to an average of 2 million, even reaching 3 million at its peak.
Earlier this week, the BBC announced a line-up of celebrity chefs to take over as guest hosts after he leaves.
They are Lorraine Pascale, Michel Roux Jr, John Torode, Rick Stein, Ching-He Huang, Gennaro Contaldo and Matt Tebbutt, who currently presents Food Unwrapped and regularly contributes to the programme.
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