BBC game show Pointless has been going for a decade and in 2019 the programme is still going strong.

This year a celebrity edition of the show airs on Saturday, July 6th at 7:35 pm.

A whole host of celebrities join the show’s hosts, Richard Osman and Alexander Armstrong, to answer an array of general knowledge questions. The aim of the game? To give as many answers as possible that people wouldn’t have thought of.

Episode 39 sees a ‘noughties’ theme where celebrities who rose to fame during that period take part including Lisa Maffia and Marvin ‘Romeo’ Dawkins, Gail Emms and Audley Harrison, David Spinx and Susie Amy, Katy Brand and Brian Belo.

So, who are Pointless Celebrities Gail Emms and Audley Harrison? How are they famous?

BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Audley Harrison enters the Celebrity Big Brother house at Elstree Studios on August 18, 2014 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Audley Harrison (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Who is Pointless Celebrity Gail Emms?

Gail Emms MBE is a retired badminton player.

She was born in Hertfordshire in 1977 and graduated from Kingston University with a degree in Sports Science in 1998.

Gail represented England at the Olympics during her Badminton career. She won silver at the 2004 Olympics in Athens and took part in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, however she retired afterwards.

Today, Gail has two young children and you can follow her on Instagram where she has over 13,000 followers – @gailemms.

ARUSHA, TANZANIA - DECEMBER 07: Former British Olympic Badminton player Gail Emms poses for a photo on day two of Martina Navratilova Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb on December 7, 2010 in Arusha, Tanzania. Martina Navratilova and her team are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. Martina Navratilova, a member of the Laureus World Sports Academy will attempt to scale the 5895m peak, Africa's highest free standing mountain with a team of fundraisers including German Paralympic cyclist Michael Teuber and British badminton player Gail Emms . (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Laureus)
Gail Emms (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Laureus)

Who is Audley Harrison?

Audley also appears on Pointless Celebrities’ noughties episode.

He was also awarded an MBE and is a huge sporting legend. Audley was a professional boxer, competing from 2001-2013.

He was the first-ever boxer to win a gold medal at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney in the super-heavyweight boxing division.

Of 38 fights Audley won 31 and 23 of those were by knockout. He also represented England at the Commonwealth Games in 1998 and won a gold medal in Kuala Lumpur.

The ex-boxer has a wife named Raychel and two children. You can follow him on Instagram – @audleyharrison.



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