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2008-10-05 18:00:14

By jon wise THE Tenth Pride of Britain awards showed, in a celebrity- obsessed world, that it's the country's unsung heroes who really count. And presenter Carol Vorderman proved why she's worth more than Countdown could ever offer with her performance at the Daily Mirror event. As always, it was another touching and emotional evening. (c) 2008 People, The; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-28 00:00:22

THE PODIUM Macca is way out in front in our guide to who's hot, triumphantly playing Tel Aviv 43 years after The Beatles were banned. Jamie Oliver said six out of 10 school kitchens should be closed, while Yves Rossy - dubbed Rocket Man - crossed the Channel using a home- made jetpack. Another "daredevil", David Blaine was booed after his latest stunt - being suspended upside down for three days - saw him take regular breaks. Carol Vorderman said she's piled on the pounds post-'Countdown';...

2008-09-27 18:00:20

By Cathy Owen Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards ITV1, Wednesday, 8pm Tissues at the ready - it is time for the annual cryfest that is the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards. It is that time of year again when the UK's biggest stars salute the nation's unsung heroes in a glittering ceremony. Now in its 10th year, Carol Vorderman is back with breathtaking stories of heroism and courage, uplifting moments and hilarious celebrity surprises. More than 100 stars - including Prince...

2008-09-23 21:00:22

The eighties advert has been remade with television presenters Kelly Brook and Carol Vorderman and comedian Harry Enfield.The original brainy scientists and their over-developed foreheads featured in a series of ads for the cookware and electrics giant between 1985 and 1989.The new version has Enfield and Brook playing the scientists, with Vorderman applying for a position with the company.However, former Countdown presenter Vorderman who in real life is a member of Mensa and has a degree in...

2008-09-23 18:00:26

THE "Tefal boffins" famous for their large heads are to return to UK screens with a new cast of well-known faces. The 1980s advert has been remade starring television presenters Kelly Brook and Carol Vorderman and comedian Harry Enfield. The original brainy scientists and their over-developed foreheads featured in a series of ads for the cookware and electrics giant between 1985 and 1989. The new version has Enfield and Brook playing the scientists, with Vorderman applying for a...

2008-09-23 00:00:22

THE "Tefal boffins" famous for their large heads are to return to UK screens with a new cast of well-known faces. The 80s advert has been remade starring television presenters Kelly Brook and Carol Vorderman and comedian Harry Enfield. The original brainy scientists and their overdeveloped foreheads featured in a series of adverts for the cookware and electrics giant between 1985 and 1989. The new version has Enfield and Brook playing the scientists, with Vorderman applying for a...

2008-08-26 18:00:34

By mark BRITTAIN FAREWELL, shortly, also to Carol Vorderman. Channel 4 has just launched its search for a new man or woman to fill the TV presenter's fragrant shoes. The Countdown stalwart and I mathematical mastermind who I grew up in Prestatyn and at one time attended the Roman Catholic comprehensive Blessed Edward Jones High School in Rhyl before moving on to Cambridge University, is, as has been well documented, leaving the cult show at the end of this year, after 26 (some say 25)...

2008-08-21 12:01:06

By SHERNA NOAH Channel 4 has kick-started its search for a new Carol Vorderman - announcing it was looking for a man or woman to fill her shoes. Vorderman, who said she was told to take a 90% pay cut to stay on Countdown and was given 48 hours to decide, leaves the cult gameshow at the end of this year. It has already been announced that the broadcaster is due to mark the departure of hosts Vorderman and Des O'Connor, who is also leaving, with a special show. The farewell is being...

2008-08-09 18:00:17

By NICHOL WILSON; College Road; Hebburn. IT IS amazing all the fuss over the TV presenter Carol Vorderman, pictured. She is a very talented performer who will no doubt receive many good offers for her services and be paid well. We should keep a sense of proportion and not have all this ballyhoo. NICHOL WILSON, College Road, Hebburn. (c) 2008 Evening Chronicle - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-31 15:00:41

The future of Channel 4 show Countdown has been thrown into doubt after the businessman who owns the rights to the quiz threatened to pull the plug. Over the weekend, presenter Carol Vorderman claimed she quit because she was told to take or leave a 90% pay cut. Now Belgian businessman Marcel Stellman, who owns the show's rights, is threatening to pull the plug in response to the show's treatment of the veteran presenter. He told the Daily Mirror: "I control the format and without the...


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