Alison Hammond Reveals she’s “Gutted it’s over” in upsetting show update

Richard Bevan
Richard Bevan
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Alison Hammond has shared her disappointment as her stint in the Birmingham Hippodrome pantomime. This comes as Jack and the Beanstalk enters its final week. The vivacious star, who added a touch of glamour to the role of The Spirit of the Bells, expressed her feelings on social media, saying, “I am going to be gutted when it is over.”

This announcement came alongside her promotion of the remaining days of the lively pantomime. Alison revealed: “Hi everyone, I’m just giving you a heads up that there’s only seven days left until the end of Jack and the Beanstalk at the Birmingham Hippodrome“. Despite the forthcoming farewell, Alison encouraged fans to witness the joyous performance. The This Morning host added, “Make sure you come and experience such a lovely, happy, funny panto at the Hippodrome in Birmingham. See you there!”

Having graced the stage with glittery trainers and glamorous costumes, Alison Hammond has truly relished her first-ever pantomime experience. The popular presenter labelled it a “dream come true“. Her love for both theatre and her hometown of Birmingham was evident. She shared the stage with colleagues like Matt Slack, Doreen Tipton, and Andrew Ryan.

Alison Hammond Sad To See The Back Of The Pantomime Season

As the curtains draw to a close on her pantomime adventure, Alison Hammond faces a temporary absence on This Morning, with Sian Welby stepping in as a co-host alongside Dermot O’Leary. Fans have expressed their excitement for Sian’s role, with some considering her the “perfect replacement” for Holly Willoughby.

Alison Hammond has been appearing as “The Spirit Of The Bells” at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

However, loyal viewers eagerly anticipate Alison’s return to the This Morning set, expressing admiration for her “fantastic personality.” The show’s Twitter account has been abuzz with support for both Sian and Alison, creating a mix of anticipation and nostalgia among the show’s dedicated audience.

In a surprising turn of events, it was revealed that Alison Hammond will not be hosting the 2024 BAFTA Awards, a role she embraced alongside Richard E. Grant last year. The news has left Alison feeling “gutted,” according to insiders, shedding light on the cut-throat nature of the TV industry. Despite her success and positive reception, Alison is now aware of the industry’s unpredictability.

David Tennant will take over hosting duties this year, expressing his delight at the opportunity. While fans lament Alison’s absence, David’s warmth, charm, and mischievous wit are expected to make the show a must-watch event.

It has been revealed Alison will not host the BAFTAS this year.

As Alison reflects on her varied roles and experiences, from pantomime to BAFTA hosting, her versatility and charm continue to captivate audiences. With only a week left in her pantomime run, fans are hoping for more from the talented presenter in the future.

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