Journalists and politicians wish Marr well

Many of Andrew Marr's colleagues in the media took to Twitter to express their sympathy.

Fellow BBC politics presenter Andrew Neil wrote:

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Very distressed to hear news about Andrew Marr. Best wishes for full and speedy recovery.

Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee tweeted:

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Andrew Marr, renaissance man, polymath,wise commentator,painter,runner,brilliant cook - and ace editor.Get well soon.Needed in public life.

Former Tory MP Louise Mensch said:

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Joining in the chorus of well-wishers for Andrew #Marr. Hope he has a speedy and full recovery.

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Marr recovering from stroke

Broadcaster Andrew Marr is recovering in hospital after suffering a stroke, according to the BBC. The journalist and television presenter was taken ill on Tuesday, the corporation said.