However, the BBC have confirmed Anton will take up residency on the judging panel this year following his 2021 stint.
Commenting on the news, he said: Anton Du Beke says: “Woohooo! This is BRILLIANT news.
“Everyone knows how much I absolutely love the show and I’m utterly delighted to be continuing as a regular judge.
“And I get to make the final again – now I know how Giovanni feels!”