Good Lord! Brocket's Hands Are at It Again; Keeping Clear: Jenni Murray, Left, as Lord Brocket Puts His Arms around Jill Burridge and Martha Kearney. . . and a Flashback to Brocket's Brush with Alex Best's Bottom

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Good Lord! Brocket's Hands Are at It Again; Keeping Clear: Jenni Murray, Left, as Lord Brocket Puts His Arms around Jill Burridge and Martha Kearney. . . and a Flashback to Brocket's Brush with Alex Best's Bottom


Byline: TANIA SHAKINOVSKY

IT may have been acceptable behaviour in the moral morass of I'm A Celebrity . . .

Get Me Out Of Here!

But back in polite London society at an awards ceremony in the company of the Radio 4 Woman's Hour team, it was never going to carry quite the same appeal.

Lord Brocket, the disgraced aristocrat whose wandering hands became something of a personal trademark during the jungle reality show, appeared unable to refine his etiquette for his new audience.

Jenni Murray, the legendary feminist who presents Woman's Hour, watched in astonishment as the 52-year- old peer applied his infamous tactile charm to her colleagues on the programme, fellow presenter Martha Kearney and producer Jill Burridge.

The embarrassing scenes were played out during a photo session after Lord Brocket had presented the Woman's Hour team with the coveted Television and Radio Industries Club award for best radio programme.

Miss Burridge, 55, said last night: 'Lord Brocket put his arms around Martha and me for a photograph, and while he was there he had a little fondle.

'I am not easily shocked but I was quite taken aback. I remember thinking, "Good lord! Who do you think I am?"

'I didn't want make a big scene but I was not very happy about it.

'At his age he really should have learned better by now.' Miss Kearney declined to comment on the close encounter, but Miss Murray questioned the choice of Lord Brocket as a fitting person to make the presentation. …

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