Jean Broke Smith | Presenter | Workshop | Expert
Etiquette Expert Jean Broke Smith originally trained as a fashion designer, milliner and dress designer and as a Make-up specialist Max Factor before becoming Principal of the Lucie Clayton etiquette, deportment and model school for thirty years. Jean continues to consult with private clients and is a regular contributor to the media on all things royal, regal and diplomatic.
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The UK’s leading Etiquette Expert Jean Broke Smith was the Principal of the Lucie Clayton etiquette, deportment and model school for thirty years. Jean now is now an Etiquette and Protocol consultant with a bevy of private VIP clients and regularly contributes to the media on all things royal, regal and diplomatic. Jean Broke Smith has also travelled the world advising VIP clients and making hit shows “Australian Princess” for ITV2 and “American Princess” for ITV2 where Jean trained and grommed a group of ordinary girls to make them fit to marry a prince! Her co presenter was Paul Burrell.
Jean was the expert presenter on the BBC1 series “B&B The Best.” She was on board to give expert advice to other B&B owners up and down the country. Jean also appeared as head teacher in the ITV1 hit series “Ladette to Lady.” Finishing school, Darlington Hall was set up for the series where ordinary girls were taught grooming, manners, posture and etiquette in order to turn them into `young ladies.`
Jean orginally trained as a fashion designer, milliner and dress designer, she also trained at Max Factor as as Make-up specialist, becoming Principle of the Lucie Clayton grooming and model school for thirty years.
She has taught many well known models, actresses and media people including Esther Rantzen, Lesley Joseph, Henry Kelly, Lorraine Kelly, Bonnie Tyler plus the Wimbledon Football Team… to name but a few!
Jean has covered etiquette and posture in a good number of television programmes both nationally and regionally, not the least of which was the first of the “Faking It” programmes where she turned a working class, nothern girl into a society lady. She also appeared on “Snobs” for Channel 4 which was in the same vein of reality programmes.
Jean features for national and regional radio including `live` link-ups on a regular basis.
Involved in the daily teaching of etiquette and posture, deportment and make-up with her client base in her studio workplace, Jean Broke Smith is a true professional in every sense of the word.
TV & Radio
The Family, C4
Ladette to Lady, ITV1
Faking It, C4
Australian Princess, ITV2
American Princess, ITV2
B&B The Best, BBC1