Carol Vorderman

Agenda: Hussein Chalayan; Gugu Mbatha-Raw; The Muppets; The Bonnie

July sees the publication of one of the most highly anticipated fashion books of recent years – Hussein Chalayan by the designer himself. With contributions from some of his closest friends and collaborators, this stunning tome delves into the process and mind of one of modern fashion's most eloquent but elusive designers. The creator of coffee-tables-cum-skirts and animatronic dresses that shift woozily from one shape to another has delighted fans for years. Now's your chance to find out more... Published by Rizzoli, priced £55

Diary: Bookies get behind Pippa

After dipping a tentative toe yesterday into the "Arse-Gate" furore that erupted following game old girl Carol Vorderman's surprise triumph at the Rear of the Year awards this week, I had hoped that the matter would now be closed.

Premier League footballer wins Countdown

Burnley footballer Clarke Carlisle made a victorious debut as he became the first Premier League player to appear on TV's Countdown - but said nothing could be a substitute for the thrill of his day job.