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Rachel Riley

Rachel Riley marries in secret ceremony in Las Vegas

The pregnant Countdown and Cats Does Countdown star, 33, and Strictly dancer Pasha Kovalev, 39, who met on the dance show, kept friends and family in the dark.

James Beal, The Sun, 1st July 2019

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown review

A champagne-fuelled joy.

Alice Jones, i Newspaper, 13th July 2018

TV: 8 Out Of Ten Cats Does Countdown All-Female Edition

Never mind coming a long way since women got the vote, we've come a long way since a few years ago when women were seen as token females on quiz shows and TV decided that a woman should be on every panel.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 12th July 2018

Katherine Ryan to host 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown special

Katherine Ryan is to host a special female-only episode of 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown to celebrate 100 years of women's suffrage.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd May 2018

Jokes cut from 8/10 Cats can 'end careers' says Riley

Countdown's Rachel Riley has opened up about the risky jokes that have to be cut out from the spin-off show, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown because they can 'end careers.'

Metro, 12th February 2018

Countdown star's career would END if outtakes broadcast

Countdown favourite Rachel Riley, who replaced Carol Vorderman back in 2009, admitted that if some of her and her co-stars' outtakes from the Channel 4 show were aired it'd "end all of our careers".

Jessica Earnshaw, The Daily Express, 11th February 2018

Preview - 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

These days, when watching Cats Does Countdown, you sometimes expect that one of the regulars will be missing, but annoying tonight we're missing two.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 22nd September 2017

Preview - 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

It's two Carrs for the price of one tonight as Alan Carr appears as a guest team captain on a new series of the panel/game show mash-up.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 18th August 2017