Charles Nall-Cain, 3rd Baron Brocket
The Lord Brocket
|Born||12 February 1952|
|Occupation||British peer, television star, business owner|
|Television||I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!|
Scream! If You Want to Get Off
Bad Lads Army
Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away! Season 5 episode 15, Where he owed an outstanding writ for almost £8,000.00
|Criminal charge||Insurance fraud|
|Criminal penalty||Five years imprisonment|
|Criminal status||Time served|
|Spouse(s)||Isabell Maria Lorenzo (1982-?) (divorced)|
Harriet Victoria Warren (2006-present)
Charles Ronald George Nall-Cain, 3rd Baron Brocket (born 12 February 1952), also known as Charlie Brocket, is a peer, business owner, television presenter and convicted criminal from the United Kingdom.
Brocket is the son of Hon Ronald Nall-Cain and Elizabeth Trotter. His father died when he was nine years old. Aged fifteen, he became the 3rd Baron Brocket on the death of his grandfather, Arthur Nall-Cain, 2nd Baron Brocket, also inheriting Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire. The Hall was in a bad state of repair, and he has since converted it into a hotel and conference venue.[dead link] He still owns the hall through a trust which leases it to a German consortium. The lease will expire after fifty years.
An Old Etonian, Lord Brocket served in the 14th/20th King's Hussars as a Lieutenant in Germany. He became known as a playboy and, in the 1980s and early 1990s, for his collection of classic cars, once owning forty-two Ferraris. He was convicted of insurance fraud in 1996 and sentenced to five years in prison, of which he served two and a half years. In 2004, he was a contestant on the third series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!. Finishing in fourth place, his new-found fame turned him into a popular TV celebrity, yielding almost £1 million in offers. His autobiography, Call Me Charlie, was published in hardback in September 2004, coming in the Top 10 Best Sellers list of that year. He hosted the ITV game show Scream! If You Want to Get Off, and presented Privates Exposed, a behind-the-scenes programme for Lads Army, on ITV2.
In 2007, he launched his own Brocket Hall Foods range of groceries.
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- Lord Charles Brocket (2004) Call me Charlie: The Autobiography of Lord Brocket, Simon & Schuster, ISBN 978-0-7432-6363-4
- "Is a fuse lit for Brocket fireworks?", Daily Mail, 15 June 2006, retrieved 6 November 2010
- "Lord Charlie Brocket launches own groceries range Archived 26 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine", TalkingRetail.com, 10 October 2007, retrieved 6 November 2010
- The Peerage, entry for 3rd Lord Brocket
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
| Baron Brocket
Hon. Alexander Nall-Cain