Garry Richardson told Radio 4 listeners that the cricketer Jimmy Anderson was ‘speaking to us in conjunction with Brut’
The BBC has apologised after one of its longest-serving presenters appeared to promote Brut aftershave on Radio 4’s Today programme.
In a broadcast that prompted a flurry of complaints on social media, the sports presenter Garry Richardson, a 35-year veteran of the programme, ended an interview with the England cricketer Jimmy Anderson on Thursday with a line more typically heard on commercial radio.
"That was Jimmy Anderson talking to us in association with Brut Aftershave." Is that really allowed on a BBC programme like Today?!Continue reading...
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