Robert Peston’s Sunday politics show will avoid clash with Andrew Marr

ITV's new political editor will begin his new programme on Sunday 8th May at 10am – airing an hour after Marr's BBC1 rival

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Sundays are about to get a lot rowdier, at least when it comes to political discussion and analysis. Robert Peston’s move to ITV was a coup for the broadcaster, and the news that he might be going up against Andrew Marr’s Sunday show set Twitter clucking.

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Now we know when the rivalry will start, although the two shows will avoid going directly head-to-head with Peston’s programme airing at 10am on ITV an hour after Marr’s goes out on BBC1

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