Sandi Toksvig admitted to hospital in Australia with bronchial pneumonia



andi Toksvig has cancelled a string of tour dates after being admitted to hospital in Australia with bronchial pneumonia.

The 64-year-old presenter and comic, recognized for internet hosting the Nice British Bake Off and QI, was attributable to start the New Zealand leg of her tour on Sunday, visiting Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.

An announcement on Toksvig’s Twitter account stated she hopes to return to the UK as quickly as she turns into properly sufficient to journey.

It stated: “Resulting from sickness, Sandi has cancelled the New Zealand leg of her tour.

“She has been admitted to hospital with bronchial pneumonia whereas nonetheless in Australia and is unable to journey & carry out.

“Our primary precedence is getting her residence to the UK as quickly as she is properly sufficient.”

Bronchial pneumonia is a kind of pneumonia that includes acute irritation of the bronchi, the 2 giant tubes that carry air from the windpipe to the lungs, and is commonly accompanied by infected patches within the close by lobules.

Toksvig has simply accomplished a string of reside dates in Australia, visiting cities together with Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Her present, titled Sandi Toksvig Dwell!, is described as being “a night of comedy and curiosities” through which she shares “little recognized details” and tells “tall tales” alongside some “actually foolish jokes”.

Toksvig introduced her departure as co-host of Bake Off in January 2020, saying she needed to give attention to different tasks.

Little Britain star Matt Lucas was introduced as her substitute, becoming a member of Noel Fielding to current from contained in the Channel 4 present’s tent.

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