Cock-up at the BBC sees penis doodle of Prince William broadcast on breakfast show

The BBC has been forced to apologise after broadcasting a picture of the Prince William with a penis drawn on his head during BBC Breakfast on Thursday morning.

Oops: The image broadcast on BBC Breakfast

The clip was a snippet of a promo video for comedy quartet Babershopera and quickly sent Twitter users off in surprise.

The BBC soon apologised for the “obscene doodle” – which it said appeared “fleetingly” on screen - and a spokeswoman said: “The material was provided by Barbershopera but we failed to spot the offending material within it. We apologise for this.”

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