ITV News presenter Alastair Stewart's tribute to former ITN newsreader and journalist Sir Alastair Burnet, who died today at the age of 84.
ITV News At Ten signed off with a tribute to former ITN newsreader and journalist Sir Alastair Burnet, who died today at the age of 84.
Tonight's bulletin ended with the same theme tune music which was used when Sir Alastair fronted the nightly programme for many years.
Sir Trevor McDonald has paid tribute to former News at Ten newsreader, Sir Alastair Burnet, who has died aged 84.
The veteran newsreader Sir Alastair Burnet, best known for presenting News at Ten for 21 years, has died aged 84.
Alastair Stewart looks back at his life.
BBC newsreader Huw Edwards has paid tribute to the veteran broadcaster Sir Alastair Burnet who has died aged 84.
He was one of the true greats of British television news.
Alastair Burnet was an inspiration to many of those who are prominent in broadcast journalism today.
Viewers liked and respected his authority and experience, and his understated style.
He represented the best traditions of ITN and his period at the helm of News at Ten was without doubt the best in the programme's distinguished history.
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Archive footage of Sir Alastair Burnet covering the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral in 1981.
An archive report of Sir Alastair Burnet reporting the attempted assassination of US President Ronald Reagan in 1981.