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Keir Starmer: "I'd be flattered to be Bridget Jones' Mark Darcy'"

Put on the spot: Keir Starmer

Was Mark Darcy based on Keir Starmer? Well, the clean-cut candidate for Labour leader may suit the part of the Bridget Jones character, but is it true?

It's a rumour that has been circulating for some time that Mark Darcy, of Bridget Jones fame and immortalised by Colin Firth, was based on Keir Starmer.

Well is he the prototype ... or isn't he? Calendar's Adam Fowler puts him on the spot during a visit to the Foundations Nursery in Batley.