Anne-Marie admitted the role defied her expectations, telling Steph: “I don’t know what I thought it would be, but I think those six things. But also just the response has been really cool.
“Because people are like, ‘How did it feel?’ But I’m not watching me, I’m just doing it, it’s only now [I can see it].”
Rachel is currently on maternity leave after she and her other half Pasha Kovalev welcomed their second child together in November.
Countdown airs weekdays at 2.10pm on Channel 4, while Steph’s Packed Lunch airs weekdays at 12pm on Channel 4.