‘Precisely what the display wishes!’ Les Dennis is praised by means of enthusiasts as he visitor hosts Countdown

Lovers praised Les Dennis for his visitor webhosting talents on Countdown on Thursday, after Anne Robinson left the display previous this month.  

TV presenter Anne, 77, introduced she can be leaving the Channel 4 display previous this 12 months after becoming a member of in June 2021. 

And Circle of relatives Fortune’s Les, 68, who hosted the display between 1987 and 2002, has taken his go back to the helm in his stride with many audience announcing he must be given the full-time submit. 

Stepping up: Fans praised Les Dennis for his guest hosting skills on Countdown on Thursday, after Anne Robinson left the show earlier this month

Stepping up: Lovers praised Les Dennis for his visitor webhosting talents on Countdown on Thursday, after Anne Robinson left the display previous this month

Colin Murray were briefly webhosting the display, however used to be compelled to tug out this week after he examined certain for coronavirus – leaving Les to fill in till August 15.

One fan wrote of Les webhosting the display: ‘Strongly imagine @LesDennis must do that full-time!’

Any other added: ‘Are you able to keep as host, very best display for ages.’

Any individual else posted: ‘Les I believed you had been sensible, precisely what the display wishes from a bunch. Give him the gig guys, you understand it is sensible!’

Short-lived: TV presenter Anne, 77, announced she would be leaving the Channel 4 show earlier this year after joining in June 2021

Brief-lived: TV presenter Anne, 77, introduced she can be leaving the Channel 4 display previous this 12 months after becoming a member of in June 2021

A fourth tweeted: ‘Actually revel in staring at you host, @LesDennis. Hope to peer extra of you within the chair one day’

Whilst a 5th commented: ‘Les Dennis is a refreshing trade of host, even though transient. I want he may keep for a very long time – he is nice!’

The previous Circle of relatives Fortunes presenter used to be joined by means of Rachel Riley, Susie Dent and Coronation Side road’s Daniel Brocklebank on Thursday’s episode. 

Happy: And Family Fortune's Les, 68, who hosted the show between 1987 and 2002, has taken his return to the helm in his stride with many viewers saying he should be given the full-time post

Glad: And Circle of relatives Fortune’s Les, 68, who hosted the display between 1987 and 2002, has taken his go back to the helm in his stride with many audience announcing he must be given the full-time submit

Saying his new function as a visitor host lately, Les posted on Twitter: ‘From 4th August till fifteenth I will be webhosting the enduring @C4Countdown. It’s such an honour. Hope you revel in.’

Les, who’s widely known for enjoying Michael Rodwell in Coronation Side road, may be set to sign up for the forged of the break hit display Most effective Fools and Horses: The Musical later this 12 months.

Fan-favourite Colin has briefly been drafted in to hide Anne for the tip of the 12 months, with Les stepping up for the month of August.

Talent: Announcing his new role as a guest host recently, Les posted on Twitter: 'From 4th August until 15th I shall be hosting the iconic @C4Countdown. It is such an honour. Hope you enjoy' (Les pictured on Family Fortunes)

Skill: Saying his new function as a visitor host lately, Les posted on Twitter: ‘From 4th August till fifteenth I will be webhosting the enduring @C4Countdown. It’s such an honour. Hope you revel in’ (Les pictured on Circle of relatives Fortunes) 

It comes after it used to be printed that Anne used to be leaving the display after only one 12 months in Would possibly by means of The Day by day Mail’s Alison Boshoff, and Anne has since mentioned she surrender over a pay dispute. 

Anne changed into the 6th Countdown presenter and the primary feminine to take the function when she joined the sequence closing 12 months.

Saying her go out, she mentioned: ‘I have had a blast webhosting this glorious display, and I stayed longer than I signed up for. Now it’s time for an older lady to take the reins.’

She added: ‘I’m hoping too I have inspired TV bosses to understand that no longer all ladies on the fallacious finish in their seventies are in care houses taking part in bingo and staring at conjuring tips.

Taking the helm: Colin Murray (pictured) was the first guest host on Countdown after Anne's departure but now has Covid so Les has taken over

Taking the helm: Colin Murray (pictured) used to be the primary visitor host on Countdown after Anne’s departure however now has Covid so Les has taken over 

‘Actually the genius of Countdown is that it is a sensible approach to stay the mind exercised. I run 5k maximum days of the week.’

She completed by means of announcing: ‘And I will be able to now do an anagram at two times the rate I may this time closing 12 months. However I’ve grandchildren, a big lawn and a house in New York, all deserving extra of my consideration.’

It’s been claimed the forged of Countdown had been ‘relieved’ Anne used to be leaving after stories of an on-set feud with Rachel Riley – who Anne reportedly discovered ‘too noisy’ – and Susie Dent.

Rachel, 36, apparently made a swipe at her former co-star as she took to Instagram on lately to percentage a cryptic submit.

The TV presenter shared a selfie of herself carrying a strawberry-print get dressed and flashing an enormous grin as she loved a pitcher of wine at house.

Along the {photograph}, she made a thinly veiled swipe at Anne as she wrote that she used to be ‘toasting’ the ‘subsequent bankruptcy in Countdown’s historical past’.

She penned: ‘Ingesting a toast to the following bankruptcy in Countdown’s historical past… I feel you’ll adore it!’

Anne took over as host from Nick Hewer, 78, who offered from 2012 and made extra of a commentary as he departed the sport display, announcing it were a ‘excitement’ operating with co-presenter Rachel Riley and Dictionary Nook’s Susie Dent.

It is usually observed Richard Whiteley host, who used to be the display’s unique host and used to be on it for 23 years till his dying in 2005.

Countdown airs weekdays at 2:10pm on Channel 4.

Gone: It was revealed that Anne was leaving the show earlier this week by The Daily Mail's Alison Boshoff, and Anne has since said she quit over a pay dispute

Long gone: It used to be printed that Anne used to be leaving the display previous this week by means of The Day by day Mail’s Alison Boshoff, and Anne has since mentioned she surrender over a pay dispute 

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