Charlotte Green retires as Radio 4 news announcer

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The Radio 4 news announcer Charlotte Green is leaving the BBC after a quarter of a century.

Charlotte's admirers are said to cherish her diction and poise while yearning for one of her show stopping fits of the giggles.

The BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith has been speaking to the very retiring voice of the nation.

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