He does. Thought he lived near Sir P but could be wrong
Yes Pete lives 'round the corner' in Selsey and may have known Sir P for a long time. He's a good astrophotographer.
Goodness only knows who the new presenter will be (if they keep it going), Brian May would be a contender if he is interested, otherwise pick any one from the names already mentioned.
It will lose impact though if they just use one of their science reporters, to keep the costs down, so I hope they don't do that. Click at Night would make me cringe!