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Jurors urged to forget about Travis' 'celebrity' status

Jurors at the trial of Dave Lee Travis have been urged to forget about his fame and treat him as a "normal member of the public", during the prosecution's closing speech. He denies 13 charges of indecent assault and one of sexual assault.

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Chuckle Brother 'completely surprised' by DLT claims

One of the Chuckle Brothers told the trial of former DJ Dave Lee Travis that he was "completely surprised" to hear claims he assaulted a woman at a pantomime they were starring in.

Entertainers Paul and Barry Elliott starred alongside Travis in a production of Aladdin in the early 1990s.

Paul Elliot (right) said he did not recall the alleged incident. Credit: Press Association

The woman previously told the court her ordeal ended when they were interrupted by one of the Chuckle Brothers walking past in the corridor.

Giving evidence today, Paul Elliott, 66, was asked whether he recalled any inappropriate behaviour by the former DJ. He responded:

"No sorry, I don't. As I say it was a complete surprise. [...]

"Not that I recall, not at all. I think I would remember."

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