Peter Sissons (born 17 July 1942 in Liverpool) is a nationally known television newscaster in the United Kingdom. Originally from Liverpool, he went to school with John Lennon and Jimmy Tarbuck. He later studied at University College, Oxford where he was Treasurer of the University College Players.
In June 1989, Peter Sissons took over from Sir Robin Day as the presenter of Question Time. He continued until December 1993, when he was followed by David Dimbleby.
He also co-presented BBC's 1992 General Election Night coverage with David Dimbleby and Peter Snow.
He has worked for ITN, Channel 4 News and BBC News and can be seen at the weekends on BBC News 24, hosting mainly the BBC Nine O'Clock News and the Ten O'Clock News, before he stepped down from this position in January 2003. His daughter is the actress Kate Sissons.