01/05/2014 10:08 BST | Updated 01/05/2014 10:59 BST

Who Should Replace Jeremy Paxman On Newsnight? (PICTURES)

So after 25 years of reducing the country's powerful men and women to quivering wrecks, and at least a year of looking like he really could not even be bothered to do that anymore, Paxman is quitting Newsnight.

Which means there is a vacancy for the presenter with the world's most withering looks.

Who is in the running? And who should be in the running?