Controversial, proactive and brilliantly entertaining, Andrew Marr is widely regarded as one of the most recognisable and famous reporters, journalists, presenters and interviewers on television. An award-winning host of the very aptly named, The Andrew Marr Show, the BBC agenda-setting interview programme, which transmits every Sunday morning on BBC One in which Marr fascinatingly and captivatingly interviews live a host of high profile guests on topical issues.
He moved to the programme in 2005 after five-years as Political Editor for the BBC News during which he covered all political news including the 2005 General Election. Andrew also current presents the Radio 4 programme, Start the Week, on a regular basis. An extremely high-profile figure that is held in his highest regard, Andrew Marr is available to hire as a speaker or host for any event, dinner or function across the UK through the Champions Speakers agency.
A figure that has undertaken extensive research, Andrew Marr is an incredibly keen historian and enthusiast for all things in times gone by having written and presented numerous series for the BBC including Andrew Marr’s History of Modern Britain, Britain from Above, Darwin’s Dangerous Idea, Andrew Marr’s The Making of Modern Britain, Megacities and Andrew Marr’s History of The World and JFK-The Making of Modern Politics.
Not one to be limited in his achievements, the vastly skilled and respected Marr has also been a broadcaster for numerous shows such as a series on contemporary thinkers for BBC 2 and Radio 4, and political documentaries for Channel 4 and BBC 1‘s Panorama.
Marr’s popularity and reputation grew exponentially in 2012 following his brilliant three-part BBC One documentary, The Diamond Queen, which staggeringly drew more than six million viewers on each episode. Not the last of his exceptional work, in the aftermath of Margaret Thatcher’s death in 2013, Andrew Marr narrated a memorial documentary, Margaret Thatcher: Prime Minister and before Marr produced and presented a thought-provoking documentary about the Battle for Scotland.
Expertly charting his own personal battle with his development and recovery from his stroke in 2017, Marr’s broadcasting of an in-depth documentary called My Brain and Me proved to be a moving and insightful piece of television which captivated the nation. Famed for his ability to pin down significant and often influential members around the world and notably within politics, Andrew Marr has become one of the most cherished interviewers and broadcasters in the UK and is available to hire for all manner of engagements through the Champions Speakers agency.
A multi-award winning presenter, Andrew has received many major awards for writing and broadcasting over the years. Some of the most notable awards include BAFTA, the Royal Television Society and the Broadcasting Press Guild, which awarded two prizes for the Andrew Marr Show and Andrew Marr’s History of Modern Britain including the award for the ‘Best Specialist Factual Programme’ at the 2008 ceremony. In May 2017, Andrew won the RTS Scotland award for Current Affairs.
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