A former police worker has revealed new details of how detectives missed a chance to catch Jimmy Savile for molesting children more than 40 years ago.
'It raises a very particular question about the relationship between the police and Jimmy Savile,' he says. 'The fact is that Savile bragged of his close relationships with officers.
LINE OF DUTY'S Martin Compston has defended the inclusion of a Jimmy Savile photograph which was used for a storyline revolving around child abuse.
RadioTimes.com asked viewers what they thought of the decision to include real-life sexual criminal Jimmy Savile in a photograph relating to a fictitious story about child abuse in the BBC2 police drama, and the overwhelming response was that it was a ...
But as well as everyday people, Theroux has also followed infamous figures such as Max Clifford, Neil and Christine Hamilton, and - memorably - Jimmy Savile. While there's a certain amount of comic mileage in being a fish out of water, his common touch ...
Things kicked up another level again this week, as Steve found himself suspended, under investigation, covertly watched and (briefly) forced into a partnership with Lindsay Denton.
She reported it again, directly to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, in 2013, saying she had been inspired by the victims of Jimmy Savile coming forward. This set in train the investigation which led to the payment of about £15,000 and the ...
Last week's episode included a mocked-up photo of Jimmy Savile consorting with a fictional MP and a fictional chief of police, as part of a long-term investigation into historic child sexual exploitation.
A male pal of mine, who would have made an amazing school teacher, summed it up: “It's not worth the risk. One accusation from a kid, teen or a mother you p***ed off and your career is over”.
“A team of non-executives, all put in place by the government of the day, would be simply unacceptable,” said Patten, whose tenure as BBC chairman was marked by a series of controversies including the fallout from the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal.
Banksy and acclaimed BBC Two drama Wolf Hall are among the nominations for the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. The elusive Bristol graffiti artist, who is celebrating 25 years of street art, has been recognised in the visual art category and will compete ...
A source said: “Mark has been talking to all the key players involved in the trial to get a balanced view of what actually happened.
Dismaland opened at a derelict seaside lido at Weston-super-Mare in Somerset in August. Despite its creator Banksy branding it as “crap”, Dismaland sold out every day of its five-week run.
The federal regime marries a crazy capitalism (just about every public utility has been sold to various corporations) with crazy liberalism: paedophilia is legalised and Jimmy Savile rehabilitated as a permissive hero. Only a loose network of rebel ...
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 11: (BY COURT ORDER, THIS IMAGE IS FREE TO USE) Oscar Pistorius sits in the Pretoria High Court on September 11, 2014, in Pretoria, South Africa.
Yesterday Inman's family said people had been 'jumping on the bandwagon' following the Jimmy Savile scandal. They also criticised police, accusing them of a celebrity witch-hunt.
Awareness of the scale of historical abuse cases exploded after the Jimmy Savile scandal, which led to the launch of several long-running police inquiries into high-profile figures.
But for those who missed the clues, or want to review the evidence again, help is at hand with the third series now out on DVD on RLJ Entertainment's Acorn label.
Awareness of the scale of historical abuse cases exploded after the Jimmy Savile scandal, which led to the launch of several long-running police probes into high-profile figures.