Flack: Spreading muck in EE's Glastonbury garden

Despite the middle-class consensus that Dolly Parton 'stole Glastonbury' this year, Flack discovered the hottest ticket was actually in the rather ironically monikered (given the mud outside) EE 4G Garden, which nestled just outside the hippyfest.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor: Unlikely to be confused with Dolly Parton
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: Unlikely to be confused with Dolly Parton

The beautifully elfin Sophie Ellis-Bextor gave a rousing version of Parton's Jolene to the assembled group of EE staff, journalists, clients and general hangers-on who'd had their fill of the madness in the hallowed turf outside. 

Stealing the show, however, was EE's director of PR Mat Sears, who had curated the star-studded Saturday brunch session. Sears took to the stage to thank the caterers etc, and his new best mate, Ellis-Bextor. Flack was busy admiring the jaunty angle with which Sears sported his 'Glasto trilby' when it suddenly clocked his unusual choice of footwear for the gig. Surely those couldn't be a pair of socks from the 2009 Hacks v Flacks footie match? I know it's only rock'n'roll but...

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