Whoop! Fern Britton is returning to This Morning after quitting eight years ago

Fern Britton

by Ciara Lawn |
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That's right, Fern Britton is making a return to the This Morning sofa for the first time since quitting the show eight years ago.

After giving up her spot as co-host with Phillip Schofield in 2009, 59-year-old Fern is coming back to our screens today.

But don't panic, Holly Willoughby isn't going anywhere, as Fern is just back for a one-off appearance alongside her hubby, the show's resident chef Phil Vickery, to talk about their new ITV show, Culinary Genius.

This Morning's tweet about Fern's return
This Morning tweeted the news of Fern's return (Credit: Twitter/This Morning)

And it's safe to say Fern's looking forward to going back to the studio, she even posted a selfie saying: "On my way to @thismorning! First time in eight years. Feeling nostalgic and excited to old friends".

Fern Britton selfie
Fern can't wait to get back into the studio (Credit: Twitter/Fern Britton)


Fern explained her reasons for leaving This Morning back in 2009, saying: "I am looking forward to the freedom of exploring other things I want to do. The This Morning team are simply the best and I will miss them all very much but I am looking forward to spending more time with my wonderful family."

Fern Britton, Philip Schofield, This Morning
Fern and Phil were a great pair! (Credit: ITV) ©ITV

Sadly, we won't be seeing a Fern and Phil reunion like old times, though.

Phillip Schofield and co-host Holly Willoughby are on their Easter break, so it'll be Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford that'll be chatting to Fern and Phil Vickery.

Good luck, Fern!

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