COMEDY
11/05/2012 05:46 BST

Scope Forgives Ben Elton For 'Spastic' Gaffe

Ben Elton has been accused of committing an ‘awful, embarrassing’ gaffe after using the word ‘spastic’ on live TV.

The comic called disability charity Scope by its outdated former name The Spastics Society when he appeared on BBC Breakfast this morning.