Saturday Night Takeaway star Ant McPartlin's court hearing postponed

The court hearing for drink-drive accused Ant McPartlin has been postponed.

Tuesday, 3rd April 2018, 13:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd April 2018, 13:14 pm
The court hearing for drink-drive accused Ant McPartlin has been postponed.

The TV presenter was due to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday charged with the offence.

But a spokeswoman for the court said the hearing had been adjourned with a new date yet to be set.

McPartlin was charged by postal requisition on March 21 after allegedly being involved in a collision with two other cars while he was driving his Mini in Richmond, west London, on March 18.

After he was charged ITV announced that the 42-year-old’s co-presenter Declan Donnelly would go on to present the end of the current series of Saturday Night Takeaway on his own.

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During the series finale he joked he had “twice the amount of work to do”, and at one point said: “I’ll have to do it myself, like everything else this week.”