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Jimmy Savile abuse claims

Police say Jimmy Savile was a predatory paedophile. They are investigating complaints from alleged victims dating back to the 1950s.

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Savile producer: "I knew nothing"

Jimmy Savile's producer on Jim'll Fix It has said he was completely unaware of the presenter's activities and said the star managed to "hoodwink" him.

But Roger Ordish said he did know that Savile had a "predilection for younger females".

But he told ITV1's This Morning he saw no abuse during the two decades in which they worked together.

"I didn't see anything and nothing was reported to me," he said. He said Savile was a private man who "compartmentalised" different areas of his life, even stayed at his home.

He slept in a bedroom next to my 14-year-old daughter and I hope that is some

indication that we had no suspicions of anything of this nature at all

– Roger Ordish, Jimmy Savile's producer

Mr Ordish said Savile would compliment younger girls their beauty, "but nothing obscene", adding:

These are girls who are young females, they're not children. they could have been 14 looking like 18, but they were not children in my definition of the word.

– Roger Ordish, Jimmy Savile's producer

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