P133 Teletext 133 Oct27 21:11:42   ——————————————————————————————————————— CAROLS ARE QUEENS OF THE CARPET Carol Vorderman and Carol Smillie proved nudging middle-age was no impediment to looking drop-dead glamorous at the National Television Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall. Arm-in-arm both proudly walked what was actually a blue carpet looking like goddesses from Greek mythology in gowns of white (Vorderman) and pink. "It's a Nancy Sinatra look but don't ask me to sing," said Vorderman, batting Sophia Loren-like eyes. ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— by Jonathan Donald HAYS TRAVEL LATE BARGAINS See p274 Clips Awards X Factor Bamboozle
P133 Teletext 133 Oct27 21:11:22   ——————————————————————————————————————— CAROLS ARE QUEENS OF THE CARPET While Carol Vorderman and Carol Smillie were the most memorably clad at the National Television Awards, the biggest buzz was created by the Osbournes. X Factor judge Sharon and husband Ozzy sparked a chorus of screams from the crowd as they strolled with a coterie. Sharon's proteges from the show, Tabby Callaghan and Roberta Howett, who was voted off the ITV1 show last Saturday, were in tow. Trailing in behind was son Jack. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Your favourite Channel 4 shows 400 GET YOUR CELEBRITY GOSSIP & PICS DAILY SEE p617 Clips Awards X Factor Bamboozle
P133 Teletext 133 Oct27 21:11:42   ——————————————————————————————————————— CAROLS ARE QUEENS OF THE CARPET X Factor stars also courting the fickle mistress of celebrity at the National Television Awards were Rowetta Satchell and Steve Brookstein. Decked in a white overcoat and trouser suit was the emotionally volatile Rowetta who ran frantically to the baying crowds to sign autographs. Trotting behind was guru Simon Cowell. "I'm not going to lose The X Factor," he said. "I've got the best artists. Rowetta and Steve are fantastic." ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— DJ John Peel obituary 353 C4 TOTALLY SHOWBIZ p140 ITV1/300 C4 Clips Awards X Factor Bamboozle
P133 Teletext 133 Oct27 21:12:02   ——————————————————————————————————————— CAROLS ARE QUEENS OF THE CARPET EastEnders' Kacey Ainsworth made her first public appearance at the National Television Awards since becoming a mum. Ainsworth (Little Mo) gave birth to a daughter Blossom in May. The actress, clad in shimmering black with a plunging, silver-trimmed cleavage, said "This is my first outing since the baby so I'm trying to suck my stomach in. "I went back nine weeks after having the baby, so I was a bit spaced. I'm breast-feeding as well, so it's mad." ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Where's Hot Now? 178 TOTALLY SHOWBIZ p140 ITV1/300 C4 Clips Awards X Factor Bamboozle
P133 Teletext 133 Oct27 21:12:22   ——————————————————————————————————————— CAROLS ARE QUEENS OF THE CARPET Shane Richie was planning a quiet night at the National Television Awards - fortunate considering the no-gong haul. Richie (Alfie Moon) said: "We're doing the first Christmas episode in the morning so I'm having little to drink. It'll be interesting to see who staggers in in the morning." Jessie Wallace, who plays his on-screen wife Kat also made it despite being heavily pregnant. "I feel great," she said, clutching her large bump. ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— TV Guide 110 TOTALLY SHOWBIZ p140 ITV1/300 C4 Clips Awards X Factor Bamboozle