The Today programme’s thousands of listeners had an amusing start to the day when James Naughtie tried to introduce “Jeremy Hunt, Culture Secretary”, and ended up calling him . . . something else. Certainly not the kind of language you expect to hear before the, er, 8am watershed.
Luckily, the minister saw the funny side, tweeting: “They say prepare for anything before going on Today but that took the biscuit . . . I was laughing as much as u Jim or shld I say Dr Spooner.”
You can listen to it below. Warning: strong language.
UPDATE: Here’s Andrew Marr, repeating the mistake just a few hours later.