Miriam O'Reilly Wins Landmark Ageism Case Against BBC

Posted Tuesday 25 Jan 2011


Former Countryfile presenter Miriam O'Reilly has won her employment tribunal case against the BBC on the grounds of ageism and discrimination - but not sexism.

O'Reilly, 53, took the BBC to an employment tribunal claiming age and sex discrimination after she was dropped from the 23-year-old show, along with 3 other female presenters also in their 40s and 50s.

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