Tributes flood in for ITN's Burnet

Alastair Burnet

Alastair Burnet, most famous for fronting ITN’s News at Ten and the nightly ITN bulletin, passed away following a series of strokes at a London nursing home last night.

Newsreader who lived by the mantra: “The news is the star - we just read it.”

if you have an account


Do you want to keep reading?

Register to read five free articles per month

Subscribe and get access to

  • Up to the minute industry news
  • Agenda-setting interviews with key industry figures
  • Insight into the latest programme performances
  • Ratings data with viewing trends

Access premium content subscribe today

If you have an account you can SIGN IN now