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Ant and Dec divide fans with Saturday Night Takeaway guest host announcement UK News

Ant and Dec shared the thoughts of Saturday Night Takeaway fans with the news of who will be the featured guest announcer this weekend.

So far this series, the Geordie duo have invited RuPaul, Paloma Faith and, most recently, Anna Maxwell-Martin into the voice-over booth of their ITV show to provide regular teasers and updates throughout. the 90 minute live broadcast. Line of Duty star Anna did the honors last weekend when she was tasked with introducing Michael Buble on stage.

And, if you didn’t hear Ant and Dec’s very brief announcement at the end of Saturday’s episode, the next featured guest announcer will be Alan Partridge, Steve Coogan’s famous radio host alias. Now, while Alan has plenty of fans, who have loved all of his many skits over the years, other viewers don’t seem too enamored with the fact that he’ll be on Takeaway.

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After Takeaway and Ant and Dec shared the news of his appearance on Twitter, one replied, “Unpopular opinion but I never found Alan Partridge funny,” with a distinctly unimpressed second viewer commenting. reacted: “Oh no! I don’t like it. too bad”

A third posted, “Good luck with that!” but others were much more positive with their reactions. Clearly a huge Partridge fan, one enthused, “Cool, can’t wait to see you Saturday night,” with another tweeting, “Awesome.”

As well as Alan Partridge in the voice-over booth, Saturday’s show will also see George Ezra follow in the footsteps of Michael Buble, Sam Fender and the cast of Drag Race UK in being the latest performer from End of the Show Show.

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