Former ITN anchorman John Suchet has come out of retirement to return to newsreading on Five News.
Former ITN anchorman John Suchet has come out of retirement to return to newsreading on Five News.

Starting in the new year, he will host the 5.30pm and 7pm bulletins on Thursdays and Fridays and will also take over from Kirsty Young when she goes on maternity leave on Mondays to Wednesdays.

Suchet who retired in March 2004 after 32 years at ITN worked on the Lunchtime News and News at Ten.

He quit work to write his autobiography and has presented specials for Classic FM on composers and for ITN, on the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings.