McCririck 'panto style' criticised

A senior television producer suggested John McCririck should be dropped from the revamped Channel 4 racing line-up because his "pantomime" presenting was a distraction, an employment tribunal has heard.

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McCririck 'irritating' to viewers, tribunal hears

The former boss of John McCririck claims the racing pundit was dropped by Channel 4 because he was "unappealing and irritating" to many Channel 4 viewers.

Jamie Aitchison was giving evidence at Mr McCririck's employment tribunal, where the 73-year-old claims he was sacked because of his age.

ITV News correspondent Juliet Bremner reports:

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