By Chris Wright
The delectable Rachel Riley received her 1,000th Countdown cap recently and to mark the occassion Ryan Giggs toddled along to the studio to surprise the Channel 4 show’s resident maths vixen and known Manchester United fan (well, she’s from Essex so what did you expect?) with a signed United shirt and a bunch of flowers.
“I had no inkling that I had just filmed my 1,000th episode when (presenter) Nick [Hewer] announced it on the show, and I was touched that the Countdown team had surprised me with the news.
“As Nick continued, I thought they might have