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Richard Whiteley of Countdown

 
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Richard Whiteley
Richard Whiteley endeared himself to millions as the charismatic presenter of Channel 4's longest running hit "Countdown".
Richard Whitely sadly died in June 2005 and "Countdown" was never to be the same again, with falling viewing figures. He had often joked that the papers would report 'Ferret Man Dies' after an hilarious epsiode of him being bitten on live TV.

But there was much more to say about Richard Whiteley's career. Richard made a record ten thousand plus appearances on television, as anchorman for Yorkshire Television's daily news magazine "Calendar" for 27 years, as YTV's political editor, and as presenter of numerous other chat shows and documentaries.He appeared on "Mrs Merton", "Have I Got news for You", "TFI Friday", "Blankety Blank", "This is Your Life" and "Songs of Praise". His Gotcha was regarded by Noel Edmonds as the most hilarious ever. Richard has vast experience of live presentations and chairing television debates. Regarded by many politicians and business people as a well informed, likeable, but incisive interviewer. He interviewed every Prime minister since Harold MacMillan.
His hobbies included walking, looking at views from the windows of country pubs and horseracing. He held the Honorary position of Mayor of Wetwang.

Richard Whiteley - Books, Videos & DVD's
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Richard Whiteley is known for his jackets and his puns - opinion is divided as to which is worse. However he is regarded as a cult figure among a broad section of the population. He has appeared in such shows as Hale and Pace, TFI Friday, Shooting Stars, Light Lunch, Mrs Merton, Fantasy Football, received a 'Gotcha' from Noel Edmonds and is constantly on the receiving end of Terry Wogan's gentle mockery. He most recently appeared on McCoist and MacAuley and 'The Greatest Rory Ever Told', as himself and as Carol Vorderman. He was the hit of the Edinburgh Fringe in 1999 with his one man show...

TV-Celebrity Help countdown puzzle book Countdown Puzzle Book: 1000 More Puzzles from the Ever-popular Channel Four Show
In it's new 45-minute format, Countdown continues to draw audiences that show unprecedented dedication to the show. The first face to appear on Channel Four was Richard Whiteley's and, over 3,250 episodes later, the show is still appointment television at its most addictive. It's time to challenge yourself again! In this third volume of Countdown puzzles, created by the show's producers Michael Wylie and Damian Eadie the challenge just gets harder. Once again there are three letters games, a numbers game and a conundrum on every page to play with friends and fellow Countdown enthusiasts against the clock, or just use it to practice and hone your Countdown know-how. Still in its handy pocket-sized format, The Countdown Puzzle Book 3is designed to travel with you, wherever you go.

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