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Saturday Kitchen's Matt Tebbutt shares concerns over James Martin's 'very loyal following'
Matt Tebbutt, 48, has hosted BBC's Saturday Kitchen since James Martin's departure in 2016, having previously covered for the chef on the show before.The TV personality has spoken exclusively to about his concerns over James' "very loyal following" when he took over the role and his worry they would not stay for him.James presented the cookery series Saturday Kitchen from 2006 until 2016, before leaving the BBC.He now works for ITV, hosting Saturday Morning with James Martin since 2017.Matt took over from James in 2016 and has spoken exclusively to about how he felt filling such big shoes.He said: "James had a very loyal following, so I’ve been really pleased that so many viewers have stuck with me."Luckily, I had covered for James quite a few times, so I already knew the ropes and how things worked behind the scenes."The entire team at the show are so friendly and very supportive of me."Matt also worried prior to taking over the show how its viewers would take to him due to the pair's contrasting personalities.He continued: "James and I are quite different personalities, so I just hoped I could put my own stamp on the show, do it in my own way and add my own personality."I hope I’ve achieved that, and viewers are still happy."James has spoken previously about his departure from Saturday Kitchen, admitting he never realised the "impact" he had.Speaking on the Talkshire Podcast podcast, James confessed: "It just really didn't really hit me until I left Saturday Kitchen, which is five years ago now, I didn't realise how big a deal it was and I genuinely mean that."I remember saying to Chris Evans before I announced the fact that I was leaving and he spat his drink out, he couldn't believe it."I
'A bit of a scare' Saturday Kitchen's Matt Tebbutt shares health update after Jan surgery
Matt Tebbutt, has hosted BBC's Saturday Kitchen since the departure of James Martin in 2016.The television chef has spoken exclusively to about how he is doing since having "emergency" keyhole surgery in January.Matt was rushed to hospital in the middle of January this year, telling his fans on January 19.He posted a picture from a hospital bed, worrying many, but reassured his fans he was getting the help he needed.Matt has since fully recovered and has spoken to about how he is doing.He said: "Oh god, it was a bit of a scare, but luckily, I got away with just having keyhole surgery."I'm feeling fine now and pretty much back to normal, thanks to all the wonderful staff at The Grange hospital in Newport."At the time with the picture of himself in a hospital bed, he penned on Instagram: "Me, a morphine drip and an emergency appendectomy are keeping me from a much anticipated lunch at @manteca_london with @ollysmith @sarah10016 @hardiegrantuk."But everything and everyone here at The Grange hospital in Gwent has been fantastic."Couldn’t ask for more from such a brilliant health service."So grateful. #nhs #nhsnurse #thegrangehospital #appendectomy."Friends, along with other social media users, took to the comments to wish the TV star well after the shocking news.Susanna Reid said: "Ouch."Naga Munchetty also commented: "Get well soon xx."DJ Sara Cox added: "Woah! Matt! Hope you're feeling better.
'Not allowed' Matt Tebbutt addresses facing ban upon Saturday Kitchen return after surgery
Saturday Kitchen presenter Matt Tebbutt has told how he's been banned from cooking following surgery to have his appendix removed.The celebrity chef, 48, returned to the popular BBC cooking show today, but revealed on Instagram that he was handing the reins over to his guest chefs as he continues to recover from the operation.In view of his 65,100 followers, Matt shared an update on his recovery.He wrote: "I’m back on the studio for #chinesenewyear with @rickedwards1 @chefkennhom calling in, @ollysmith on the telly and Mandy Yin and @chinghehuang taking care of all the cooking because I’m not allowed.Matt added the hashtags: "#evilempress #morningwine #foodheaven @bbcfood #saturdaykitchen @bbc5live."In the snap, Matt could be seen grinning alongside his colleagues and the show's guests.A post shared by Matt Tebbutt (@matt.tebbutt)The show's drinks expert and Matt's colleague Olly Smith was quick to welcome his friend back to the BBC show.He commented: "Great to have you back, looking lean and slick as Shakin’ Stevens in his prime."Matt's update comes after he revealed yesterday that he was set to make a comeback to the cooking programme.Sharing a smiling selfie in front of the set's ovens and hobs, Matt revealed how he was feeling fit enough to host the popular show."Back in the game," he commented, alongside a flame emoji.His return comes over a week after he revealed that he was in hospital following an "emergency".Posting a selfie from hospital, Matt told how he was set to undergo an appendectomy.The star told how he was missing out on lunch with his Saturday Kitchen colleagues and friends after being rushed to hospital to undergo the emergency surgery.He wrote: "Me, a morphine drip and an emergency appendectomy are
Gaspard Ulliel dead: Marvel's Moon Knight actor dies in tragic ski accident aged 37
Emily Maitlis breaks silence as she explains her Newsnight absence[LATEST]Dancing On Ice dealt another blow as Rachel Stevens pulls out of show[TV]Saturday Kitchen's Matt Tebbutt rushed to 'emergency' surgery[HEALTH]Ulliel is a familiar face on our screens as the model for the Chanel fragrance Bleu de Chanel.The French actor starred as the young Hannibal Lecter in 2007’s Hannibal Rising and fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent in the 2014 biopic Saint Laurent.In 2016 he appeared in Canadian and French film It’s Only The End Of The World.He was also in the upcoming Marvel series Moon Knight alongside Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke.The actor will appear posthumously in the series as Anton Mogart/Midnight Man.Ulliel received praise in France for his performances in Summer Things (2002) and Strayed (2003), both of which saw him earn nominations for Most Promising Actor at the César Awards.In 2004 he won the César Award in France for his performance in A Very Long Engagement, in which he starred alongside Marion Cotillard, Audrey Tatou and Jodie Foster.Ulliel was in a relationship with model-singer Gaëlle Piétri.The actor is survived by the couple's son, Orso, who recently celebrated his fifth birthday last week.
Saturday Kitchen's Matt Tebbutt admits landing BBC presenting role 'by accident'
Matt Tebbutt, who is best known for presenting Saturday Kitchen every week, almost didn’t become a television star.The chef admitted that he never planned for this career path, as he opened up on his beginnings in the industry.Matt is a familiar face for BBC viewers who watch the star cooking up a storm each Saturday morning.However, the presenter has now revealed he nearly had a very different career path.Matt’s big break in the television industry was on the Great British Menu.The cooking competition show featured the chef back in 2007 when he appeared representing Wales.He later returned for another special in 2010 focussing on food waste.“I got into TV by accident really,” he explained in a recent interview with“A top restaurant reviewer visited my restaurant in Wales.“[They] gave us a great review and then suggested me for The Great British Menu.”Rather than being a TV presenter, Matt admitted his big dream was to be a chef.Speaking about his beginnings in the industry, he admitted it had been a long time coming.He explained: “I’ve always been into food and cooking, ever since our family caravanning holidays in Northern France.“When I was introduced to big bowls of moules and mushrooms drenched in garlic butter.“I also grew up cooking traditional dishes with my Mum and Nan.“Then when I went to Uni, I really got into cooking fancy dishes for my student mates.“I realised that I wanted to be a chef above all else.”Matt was speaking as part of his work campaigning for Brits to choose ingredients local to home.In particular, he’s created a series of recipes for the UK and Ireland Mushroom Producers.He said of this: “I find myself cooking more vegetarian food these days as many people request it.“I think