Carol Vorderman plumps for an e, i, e, i, o at Kingsbridge show
A touch of gourmet glamour combined with the sights and sounds of the countryside when Carol Vorderman visited a Westcountry show.
The former brains of Countdown was among a host of celebrities to receive a warm welcome at the Kingsbridge Show, which was blessed with a rare sunny day on Saturday.
She was joined by presenter Lloyd Grossman and food critic Tom Parker-Bowles, all judges on a new ITV series called Food Glorious Food, which will air next year.
They are scouring the country for Britain's best-loved recipe, and the winning entry will make it on to the shelves of Marks and Spencer.
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The celebrities told their Twitter followers how much they enjoyed the experience, with Lloyd Grossman offering thanks and saying he had a "great time", while Carol Vorderman said the event was "fab".
Show secretary Julie Rowdon said the celebrity factor was just one of the highlights in a packed programme of events which attracted a bumper crowd of 6,500, adding: "The ITV crew was an interesting opportunity for our visitors to get a closer look at filming, and hopefully it will help landmark us for next year."
She said attractions such as a book signing by veteran Simon Weston, a free motorcycling display by Jamie Squibb and a demonstration of free-running all drew large crowds to the main ring.