02/03/2017 10:43 GMT

'Great British Bake Off' Bosses 'Struggling To Find Replacements For Mel And Sue'

It seems no-one wants to be seen treading on their toes.

Channel 4 bosses are reportedly having trouble finding new hosts for ‘The Great British Bake Off’.

The broadcaster, who bought the rights to air the show from the BBC last year, is said to be finding it hard to find stars willing to replace old presenting duo Mel Giedroyc and and Sue Perkins

Mel and Sue quit 'Bake Off' after Channel 4 pinched the rights from the BBC
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Josh Widdicombe has reportedly turned down the chance to host 'Bake Off'

Other names who have been linked to the job include Richard Ayoade, Geri Horner and Scarlett Moffatt, while Davina McCall and Alan Carr have previously ruled themselves out of the role. 

Last month, it was strongly rumoured bosses had found a replacement for Mary Berry in the shape of Prue Leith. 

The ‘Great British Menu’ star confirmed she’d had talks about joining the show, alongside judge Paul Hollywood, who is the only surviving member of the on-screen team from the BBC era.

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Prue Leith is rumoured to be replacing Mary Berry
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