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English Primary School Cancels Play After Realising Character Is Based on Jimmy Savile

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 23rd June 2014

Parents of children at Scargill Junior School in Rainham, Essex have expressed their dismay following the cancellation of 'Lights Camera Action!', a school play featuring a caretaker charachter called Will Fixit - based on...

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Jim Davidson "Delighted" After Sex Offences Allegations Are Dropped

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 17th December 2013

Jim Davidson says he is "delighted" after the attorney general of the Falkland Islands confirmed that the comedian will not be prosecuted for an alleged sex offence from the 1980s. Jim Davidson Is Free To...

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The Jimmy Savile Child Abuse Enquiry: £5 Million Well Spent By The BBC?

by Joe Wilde | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 16th July 2013

When the news of former television presenter Jimmy Savile's sordid past was brought to light last year the world shrieked in horror at the appalling allegations brought forward against the once beloved philanthropist and TV...

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Stuart Hall Sent To Prison For 15 Months: Is It Long Enough?

by Michael West | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 17th June 2013

Stuart Hall's prison sentence was passed down at Preston Crown Court on Monday (June 17, 2013), with the veteran BBC broadcaster told he will serve 15 months for sexually abusing under-age girls. Hall, 83, of...

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Jimmy Tarbuck The Latest Celebrity To Be Arrested For Claims Of Child Sex Abuse

by Joe Wilde | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 7th May 2013

Jimmy Tarbuck is the latest celebrity to be tarnished by claims that he sexually assaulted children throughout his decade-spanning career on television. The allegations, stemming from the inquest started by the revelations into Jimmy...

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Rolf Harris Arrested On Suspicion of Sex Offences After Long Investigation

by Michael West | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 19th April 2013

Rolf Harris has been arrested by police officers working on Operation Yewtree on suspicion of sex offences. The much-loved 83-year-old TV star and singer was held over historic sex abuse allegations by the police unit...

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Jeremy Paxman: BBC’s Peter Rippon Was "the fall guy"

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 22nd February 2013

Pollard report into the BBC's Savile inquiry show Jeremy Paxman to be hugely critical of the way The BBC treated its then Newsnight editor Peter Rippon. In a set of transcripts, Paxman said he had...

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Jimmy Savile Sex Scandal Documentary Wins Two Journalism Awards

by Hayley Avron | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 21st February 2013

The ITV documentary that sparked the Jimmy Savile sex scandal has won two prizes at the Royal Television Society TV journalism awards. The Guardian reports that Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile won ‘scoop...

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BBC Under Fire After The Tweenies Jimmy Savile Spoof Is Repeated

by Contributor | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 21st January 2013

A repeated episode of children’s BBC show The Tweenies, that was initially show in 2001, has come under fire after it portrayed a spoof of the disgraced late disc jockey and television presenter Jimmy Savile.The...

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Children's TV Character Dresses as Jimmy Savile in The Tweenies, BBC Apologizes

by Lorna Greville  | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 20th January 2013

The BBC have had to apologise after its much loved children's show The Tweenies saw one of its characters dress up as Jimmy Savile.Few things are taboo to joke about anymore. Judging by movies and...

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54 years of Abuse and No Chance of Punishment: The Disappointments of the Jimmy Savile Report

by Lorna Greville  | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 11th January 2013

By 1990 Jimmy Savile had been made a knight in his lifetime, as well as given the Roman Catholic's highest honor, the Knight Commander of the Pontifical Equestrian Order of Saint Gregory the Great. 22...

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'He Groomed A Nation': Shocking Report Of Jimmy Savile’s Abuse, Revealed

by Hayley Avron | News | | 11th January 2013

A Metropolitan Police report detailing the findings of the investigation into allegations of sexual abuse made against Jimmy Savile’s has been released to the press. The report, named the ‘Giving Victims a Voice’ report, was...

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Jim Davidson: "I've Never Forced Myself On A Girl In My Life"

by Michael West | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 10th January 2013

A fired up Jim Davidson spoke of his dismay at being arrested in connection with the Jimmy Savile sex-abuse scandal this week. The former Generation Game host is accused of sexually molesting two women though...

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Esther Rantzen: "Operation Yewtree needs to change and change quickly"

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 6th January 2013

While most celebrities stay clear of Operation Yewtree, such is its sensitive nature, and widespread reportage, Esther Rantzen has publically condemned it for "tainting" the reputations of those arrestedIn an interview with the Sunday Post,...

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Police Clutch Evidence Bags After Searching Jim Davidson's Home

by Michael West | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 3rd January 2013

The comedian Jim Davidson has been forced to pull out of Celebrity Big Brother after he was arrested at Heathrow airport in connection with the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal. The entertainer was due to...

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"It’s Impossible To Think Any Less Of Him" – Frankie Boyle on Jim Davidson Sex Abuse Arrest

by Hayley Avron | News | | 3rd January 2013

Yesterday, the comedian Jim Davidson was arrested by police working for Operation Yewtree, the investigation set up in the wake of the Jimmy Savile sex scandal.Discussion about his arrest has been rife on social media...

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Jim Davidson Arrested Under Operation Yewtree, Denies Claims

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 3rd January 2013

As the scandal surrounding child abuse within television institutions continues to unravel in the U.K - brought about by sudden and rife accusations of Jimmy Savile's involvement after his death - Jim Davidson has been...

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Jim Davidson Latest Shock Arrest in Jimmy Savile Operation Yewtree Investigation

by Lorna Greville  | News | | 2nd January 2013

As a part of the Jimmy Savile investigation 'Operation Yewtree', Jim Davidson has been the latest to be arrested.As the Independent reports, the comedian was arrested at his home in Hampshire after plain clothed policeman...

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Further Arrests In Jimmy Savile Sex Investigation – Two Men In 50s In Custody

by Hayley Avron | News | | 2nd January 2013

There have been two further arrests in the Scotland Yard’s Yewtree Operation – the sex offence investigation set up as a result of the Jimmy Savile sex scandal. BBC News report that a 53 year...

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Jimmy Savile Letters To Margaret Thatcher Intrigues Us To Censored Correspondence

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 28th December 2012

A letter from Jimmy Savile to Margaret Thatcher - which is thought to be the beginning of a close relationship - has been released to the public for the first time. Part of a Savile...

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Paul Daniels 'Casts Doubt' On Some Of Jimmy Savile's Alleged Victims

by Holly Williams | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 24th December 2012

Paul Daniels has caused controversy with a blog suggesting that not all of Jimmy Savile's 450 alleged victims are telling the truth.We've all had our opinions on the case of the late Jimmy Savile and...

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Paul Daniels Questions Jimmy Savile Victims, Accused of Belittlement

by Jack de Aguilar | News | | 24th December 2012

Paul Daniels has been "wondering if all of [Savile's] accusers are for real". And his claims have, inevitably, come under intense scrutiny from groups concerned with the people affected by the sex abuse scandal, The...

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The BBC Are 'Incapable And Chaotic' Says Report On Jimmy Savile Scandal

by Jack de Aguilar | News | | 19th December 2012

The BBC's handling of the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal, which included the mismanagement of a Newsnight expose, has been summed up in a report; a report that labels the BBC as "completely incapable" and...

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Jimmy Savile Case Continues: London Man In His 70's Arrested

by Contributor | News | | 19th December 2012

Though it’s recognised as the Jimmy Savile case, the investigation into sexual abuse practices in the 1970s has long gone beyond the alleged actions of the disgraced former DJ, and now the BBC reports that...

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Jimmy Savile Sex Scandal Rages on as 31 Accusations of Rape May Just be the Beginning

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 13th December 2012

Since his death last year, aged 84, the furore surrounding numerous allegations of child abuse, sexual abuse and rape have scandalized Britain. Shoddy journalism, concealed information and a pulled documentary have accompanied the growing number...

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Triumphant Return To British Comedy Awards For Sacha Baron Cohen

by Hayley Avron | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 13th December 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen was one of the stars at last night’s British Comedy Awards, winning the Outstanding Achievement Award.Back in 1999, he won the Best Male Comedy Newcomer award at the very same awards event....

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Jimmy Savile Investigation Update: More Arrests on the Way in Operation Yewtree

by Lorna Greville  | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 12th December 2012

Since the shocking revelation of Jimmy Savile's sordid lifestyle abusing young people, throughout his entire career, there have been hundreds of accusations against him as well as many other celebrities for similar crimes. A senior...

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Update: Jimmy Savile Accused of 31 Instances of Rape

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 12th December 2012

The rape claims against the late Jimmy Savile total up to 31, police have reported. According to the statement made by Scotland Yard officials, so far 589 people have come forward with information and a...

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Operation Yewtree: Man Arrested In London For Sexual Offences, Unrelated To Jimmy Savile

by Hayley Avron | News | | 10th December 2012

Another arrest has been made in relation to Operation Yewtree; the widespread police investigation into alleged sexual offences, sparked by the revelations regarding Jimmy Savile’s alleged former crimes against underage girls throughout his career at...

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Max Clifford Faces Police Questions On Two Separate Sex Offences

by Joe Wilde | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 7th December 2012

PR guru Max Clifford may need to use all the publicist expertise at his disposal to get himself out of this one, having been questioned by police about two separate sex offence allegations some eight...

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