Carol Vorderman wins ‘Rear of the Year’ award

Despite some last minute competition from Pippa Middleton following the Royal Wedding, the UK’s ‘Rear of the Year’ award went to 50 year old Carol Vorderman. The winner in the male section was Anton Du Beke from the TV programme Strictly Come Dancing.

Clear favourite

The coveted Rear Of The Year Award celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and the red hot favourite, thanks to coverage of the Royal Wedding, is Pippa Middleton at 4/9 favourite. The first award, a one-off, was presented to Barbara Windsor in 1976 but it became an annual event in 1981 when Felicity Kendal won the award. Other recent winners …