Former Dave Lee Travis told reporters: "I've had two trials: I've had one trial by media and one trial by crown court, and I have to say in all honesty that I prefer the trial by the crown court".
He said that all he wants to do now if to "go home and relax".
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The heavy showers will ease off this weekend.
Labour MPs are attempting to build a consensus for a single challenger to Corbyn, while the big game in the Tory Party is Stop Boris.
Hefty showers and longer, slow moving downpours into this evening and again on Saturday - some lively with thunder.