Jeremy Paxman bowed out of his role as Newsnight’s arch inquisitor last night, and a nation paid its respects.
The BBC2 current affairs show punched well above its weight in the ratings with an overnight audience of 1.1 million – almost as much as Big Brother! Meanwhile, London Mayor Boris Johnson treated Jezzer to a tandem bike ride around the capital, Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow took part in a bizarre sing-song outside the BBC building and, of course, Twitter made jokes…
Where to watch it?
Boris takes Jeremy for a ride...
"This is like being the back end of a pantomime horse!"
Jon Snow serenades Paxman
Be warned, this clip has a high cringe factor...
What next for Paxman?
The regeneration game
The end of an era