Racing pundit John McCririck collapses at Cheltenham Racecourse 'suffering from the stress of being axed by Channel 4'Veteran broadcaster taken to hospital after becoming ill at CheltenhamHis wife blamed collapse on pressure after he was dropped by Channel 4Earlier that day he had complained of 'feeling unwell' By Louise Eccles PUBLISHED: 19:13 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:15 GMT, 12 March 2013 Racing pundit John McCririck was in hospital tonight after he collapsed at Cheltenham Racecourse. His wife Jenny blamed his collapse on the stress of being sacked by Channel 4 after 29 years with the broadcaster. McCririck is currently suing the channel for 3m for ageism and loss of earnings.
Woman 'seduced by John Peel aged 15' urges BBC to continue plans to name part of HQ after late DJ By Louise Eccles PUBLISHED: 23:58 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:48 GMT, 19 January 2013 The woman who claims she had a an affair with the DJ said he did absolutely nothing wrong A woman who claims she had an affair with John Peel when she was 15 has urged the BBC to continue with plans to name part of its headquarters after the radio presenter. The BBC announced in March it would rename the Egton Wing of Broadcasting House the Peel Wing.