Sunday 15 September 2019

Carol Vorderman (54) turning the clock back as she steps out with platinum blonde hair

Carol Vorderman seen arriving at the Ham Yard Hotel on March 10, 2015 in London, England
Carol Vorderman seen arriving at the Ham Yard Hotel on March 10, 2015 in London, England

Freya Drohan

Maybe blondes do have more fun, as tv host Carol Voderman is the latest celebrity to reach for the dye.

The tv veteran, best known for her role as a co-host on Channel 4’s Countdown, stepped out today to debut her new makeover.

Carol Vorderman seen arriving at the Ham Yard Hotel on March 10, 2015 in London, England.
Carol Vorderman seen arriving at the Ham Yard Hotel on March 10, 2015 in London, England.

The 54-year-old was at the Ham Yard Hotel in London to help classical singer Sarah Brightman announce her forthcoming trip to Space.

For the photocall, the mum-of-two wore a fitted dove grey dress and court shoes, which she covered up with a wool and leather biker coat.

Carol is also a qualified mathematician, author and pilot.

Vorderman has made it her mission to inspire women to fly.

Carol Vorderman seen arriving at the Ham Yard Hotel on March 10, 2015 in London, England
Carol Vorderman seen arriving at the Ham Yard Hotel on March 10, 2015 in London, England

She plans to fly solo around the world this year, following in the flight path of British pioneer aviator Mildred Bruce.

“I always wanted to be a pilot," the Bedfordshire native has said.

Sarah Brightman(L) and Carol Vorderman attend a photocall to announce Sarah's forthcoming trip to the International Space Station at Ham Yard Hotel on March 10, 2015 in London, England
Sarah Brightman(L) and Carol Vorderman attend a photocall to announce Sarah's forthcoming trip to the International Space Station at Ham Yard Hotel on March 10, 2015 in London, England

"It was the reason I read Engineering at Cambridge, and ideally would have joined British Airways after graduating, but sadly their training school wasn’t open at that time."

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