Richards to be Ed boy at the BEEB?
William Hill have cut their odds for Ed Richards to become the next Director of the BBC from 4/1 to 6/4.
'Helen Boaden,Caroline Thompson and George Entwhistle have all been favourites to get this prestigious job, but Ed Richards has recently emerged as the punters' favourite' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
NEXT BBC DIRECTOR GENERAL: 6/4 Ed Richards; 5/2 George Entwhistle; 7/2 Caroline Thompson; 6/1 Helen Boaden & Michael Jackson; 12/1 Danny Cohen; 14/1 Mark Damazer; Tim Davie; Peter Fincham;16/1 David Abraham;Lionel Barber; Jay Hunt; 500/1 Jonathan Ross. Others on request.