Andrew Marr

Andrew Marr

Andrew Marr
Wed 26 Nov 2014: 6:00pm

Andrew Marr, Honorary Fellow of St Peter’s, gave a talk titled "After the Earthquake – The Consequences for Westminster and the National Media of the Scottish Vote."

The Master has written about the event on his blog.

Photographs from the event can be seen on the St Peter's College Flickr.

Further Information

Beginning his career as a political commentator, Andrew Marr subsequently edited The Independent (1996–98), and was political editor of BBC News (2000–05). He began hosting a political programme—Sunday AM, now called The Andrew Marr Show—on Sunday mornings on BBC One from September 2005. In 2002, Marr took over as host of BBC Radio 4's long-running Start the Week Monday morning discussion programme.

In 2007 he presented a political history of post-war Britain on BBC Two, Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain, followed by a prequel in 2009, Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain, focusing on the period between 1901 and 1945. In 2010, he presented a series, Andrew Marr's Megacities, examining the life, development and challenges of some of the largest cities in the world. In early 2012 he presented The Diamond Queen, a three-part series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. In late September 2012, Marr began presenting Andrew Marr's History of the World, a new series examining the history of human civilisation.