Carol Vorderman steps out in plunging scarlet dress at Pride of Britain Awards

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Carol Vorderman steps out in plunging scarlet dress at Pride of Britain Awards

She is the host of the event and Carol Vorderman wasn’t going to let the wet weather put a dampener on her spirits, or her style.

Stepping out at the Pride of Britain Awards tonight, the TV presenter led a whole host of famous faces down the red carpet and into the Grosvenor House hotel.Carol, 51, dressed in a plunging scarlet satin dress, which boasted curve-enhancing Grecian draping, to make a startling entrance.She is the host of the event and Carol Vorderman wasn’t going to let the wet weather put a dampener on her spirits, or her style.Stepping out at the Pride of Britain Awards tonight, the TV presenter led a whole host of famous faces down the red carpet and into the Grosvenor House hotel.

Carol, 51, dressed in a plunging scarlet satin dress, which boasted curve-enhancing Grecian draping, to make a startling entrance.Carol wasn’t the only one who refused to let the blustery conditions get in the way of all out glamour and British TV personalities, musicians and Olympians showcased a series of dramatic ensembles.This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby opted for a floor-length black velvet gown that boasted a dipping hemline at the back of the dress.The ensemble boasted a scooped back and the neckline was embellished in diamante detail.

The Surprise Surprise host made time for her fans and was seen posing for pictures and autographs as she made her way into the bash.Abbey Crouch also opted for a black gown for the evening but she sported a halter neck version with a flowing long train.There was no shortage of star power on the red carpet and Amanda Holden was shining bright in her one-shoulder silver lamé gown.The Britain’s Got Talent judge had a slick of red across her lips and a dark manicure for the occasion.

There was strong contingents from the X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing at the event.Tulisa Contostavlos opted for an emerald party frock while Nicole Scherzinger upped the ante with a revealing lace dress. Strictly’s Tess Daly appeared to be channeling Angelina Jolie’s Oscar pose, with her right leg protruding through the split in her dress.There were also plenty of familiar faces from TeamGB and ParalympicsGB who will be honoured at tonight’s ceremony.Notably, diving sensation Tom Daley turned out alongside his teammate Tonia Couch, with the teen heartthrob cutting a dashing figure in his black tuxedo.

Peter Andre put on an amorous display with his girlfriend, Emily MacDonagh, with the pretty medical student towering above her man in black platform heels as they posed up a storm on the red carpet.Kate Garraway coordinated her dress with the colour of the carpet, opting for a loud and proud red satin strapless number with fur detailing around the shoulders.Tottenham Hotspurs footballer Jermain Defoe looked smart in a tailored grey suit as he stepped out with a mystery blonde lady.Meanwhile, singer Beverley Knight showed off her incredible figure in an emerald green strapless number, while TOWIE boys Joey Essex and James ‘Arg’ Argent opted for dapper black suits.

And a number of celebrity couples hit the red carpet in the form of Louise and Jamie Redknapp, Matt and Emma Willis, and Freddie Flintoff and his wife, Rachel.The teams will pick up a special award after their amazing efforts in London 2012 and the sporting success that has helped to ‘inspire a generation’.Prince Charles and the Prime Minister David Cameron joined celebrities to honouring the UK’s unsung heroes at the event. – Dailymail