Danny is said to have stepped down from the primetime show (Picture: BBC)

Danny Dyer has reportedly quit as host of BBC’s Saturday night quiz show, The Wall, after four series.

The game show, which started in 2019, has been hosted by EastEnders star Danny for the past few years, with Angela Rippon acting as the question master. 

Each episode sees one pair take on The Wall in three rounds that test their general knowledge and trust in each other, in the hope of winning large sums of money. 

But it seems like presenter Danny, 44, has had enough of the challenge and will be walking away from the hit series.

When asked by The Sun if he’d be returning to The Wall, he told the publication: ‘No.’

Despite his apparent exit, it seems the broadcaster is open to getting a new host onboard, and encouraged fans to watch old episodes on BBC iPlayer. 

The BBC told Metro.co.uk: ‘Whilst The Wall is off the air, fans can stream their favourite episodes on iPlayer.

Danny will be leaving EastEnders later this year (Picture: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron)

‘Plus there are plenty of other great quiz and game shows currently airing on Saturday nights on BBC One including The Weakest Link, Celebrity Catchpoint and Pointless Celebrities amongst others.’

It comes just a few months after it was revealed Danny would be leaving his role as Mick Carter in EastEnders, nearly a decade after joining the BBC soap. 

He’s already confirmed to be moving onto pastures new, announcing he would be joining forces with comedian Ellie Taylor for the upcoming Netflix game show, Cheat. 

He said: ‘This is a great new series and there’s no quiz show better suited for me; expect enormous wins, loads of slippery people cheating and banter with the one and only, Ellie Taylor.’

Danny will be making a series of travel shows with his daughter Dani (Picture: EMPICS Entertainment)

The 38-year-old comedian added: ‘I’m so excited to join Cheat and the Netflix family.

‘Cheat has all the elements I want in a quiz show; great questions, unashamed cheating and Danny Dyer calling me ‘Treacle’ at least once per episode. I can’t wait to get started!’

Since quitting his role on the BBC soap opera, Danny has also signed up to front a set of travel shows for E4 with his eldest daughter and Love Island winner Dani, 25.

Back in January, a spokesperson said: ‘Danny will be leaving EastEnders when his contract comes to an end later this year. Danny has made Mick Carter an iconic character which we shall always be grateful for.

‘However, we won’t be saying goodbye just yet as there’s still quite some time – and plenty of explosive drama for Mick – to come before he departs Walford.’

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Danny added: ‘I’ve decided not to renew my contract. That’s all. That’s not because I’ve fallen out with anybody – I love everybody.

‘That job has been amazing for me. It’s an important part of television. I’m grateful for the beautiful years I’ve had there. I’m going to miss the people massively. It’s me taking a risk.’

The Wall can be streamed in full on BBC iPlayer.

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