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09 Jan 13 21:05
Date Joined: 18 Mar 03
| Topic/replies: 1,962 | Blogger: TambourineMan.'s blog
Suffered a of the all time greats in TV journalism.
Pause Switch to Standard View Wishing a speedy recovery to Andrew...
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Report Capt__F January 9, 2013 9:47 PM GMT
Sadvery young
Report Chance January 9, 2013 9:48 PM GMT
Whoever will be able to fill his shoes, soft-soaping politicians over croissants or fronting by-the-numbers documentaries?

Nick Robinson will no doubt clearing his diary though, so thats alright...
Report The Leopard January 9, 2013 10:00 PM GMT
Marr is married to journalist Jackie Ashley and has three children.

The BBC said that James Landale will present The Andrew Marr Show this Sunday.

Many of Marr's colleagues and guests have expressed concern on Twitter, including Labour leader Ed Miliband ‏who said: "My thoughts are with Andrew and his family. Hope he gets well soon."

Fellow BBC politics presenter Andrew Neil wrote: "Very distressed to hear news about Andrew Marr. Best wishes for full and speedy recovery."

Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee tweeted: "Andrew Marr, renaissance man, polymath, wise commentator, painter, runner, brilliant cook - and ace editor. Get well soon. Needed in public life."

Jackie Ashley's father once asked me where the nearest car wash was in Ealing....recognised his voice first as he was deaf...
Report yeahyeahwhatever January 9, 2013 10:16 PM GMT
strokes are horrible, horrible things.  Get well soon.
Report SqueezeFirmly January 9, 2013 11:02 PM GMT
I often tune in on Sunday mornings.

Get well soon.
Report Ovalman. January 9, 2013 11:03 PM GMT
ditto to the well wishes to him
Report raspberrybottom January 10, 2013 1:00 AM GMT
Regardless of his ability as journo, interviewer, political commentator and all the rest of it,

he just comes across as a nice bloke.

Hope he gets well soon.
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