Marr is a British journalist and political commentator. He edited The Independent for two years until May 1998, and was political editor of BBC News from 2000 until 2005. He began hosting a political programme Sunday AM, now called The Andrew Marr Show, on Sunday mornings on BBC One from September 2005. Marr also hosts the BBC Radio 4 programme Start the Week. In 2007 he presented a political history of post-war Britain on BBC Two, Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain, followed by a prequel in 2009 - Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain. 
In a BBC News article entitled, 'The Dangers of Worshipping Darwin', he states:
"I'm a lapsed Presbyterian Christian. I had a blinding revelation of disbelief at the age of around 15. It was every bit as clear and convincing as others describe revelations of faith."