Laura Kuenssberg is the new permanent presenter of the BBC’s Sunday morning politics show.
Laura will start her role when the show relaunches on Sunday 4th September with a new-look set, title, title music and format. She previously BBC political editor until May 2022.
Laura Kuenssberg says: “I couldn’t be more delighted. For decades Sunday morning has been the moment to explore the events that shape us and to challenge and listen to our politicians. It’s an honour to take the chair for that conversation in the 2020s.”
Interim Director of BBC News Jonathan Munro says: “Laura’s the perfect host for our flagship weekend politics show – she’s an engaging presenter and a razor-sharp political interviewer, and she knows exactly which questions audiences want answered.”
BBC Chief Content Officer Charlotte Moore says: “Laura’s one of the BBC’s biggest talents and I’m delighted she’s becoming the new face of Sunday mornings. I’m very much looking forward to seeing how she makes the show her own.”
The programme was previously The Andrew Marr Show, which Andrew Marr presented for 16 years before leaving the BBC at the end of 2021. Before that it was Breakfast with Frost, presented by David Frost.