Incredibly sad news - never watched him on TV of course but have seen and heard many great things about him.
A short recap of Peter's career by The Telegraph:
and the announcement of his death on the BBC News Channel at 12:40 this lunchtime (uploaded by TV Newsroom)
as well as a tribute by Huw Edwards on today's Afternoon Live (again by TV Newsroom)
and this bizarre clip uploaded in 2010
Aspiring continuity announcer.
watchingtv and Josiah. gave kudos