"Andrew Marr was taken ill yesterday and taken to hospital. The hospital confirmed he has had a stroke. His doctors say he is responding to treatment. His family have asked for their privacy to be respected as he recovers. We will continue to broadcast The Andrew Marr Show and Radio 4’s Start The Week with guest presenters in his absence. His colleagues and the whole BBC wish him a speedy recovery."The Politico Daily wish Mr Marr a speedy recovery and our thoughts are with is family at this time.
Wednesday, 9 January 2013
BBC statement about Andrew Marr
The BBC have issued a statement following the news that, the presenter of their flag ship political Sunday morning programme, Andrew Marr has been taken ill following a stroke: