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80's Mania Show postponed due to Jimmy Savile references

Organisers of an 80's Mania show due to open in Mansfield on 26th October are postponing the performance until next year because of pre-recorded video content featuring impersonations of Jimmy Savile.

The say the content can't be removed and have rescheduled for April next year.

"Recently published allegations over Jimmy Savile's private life, whether true or not, have forced us to make a decision on the screening of what could be deemed as sensitive and emotive material." The Reunion Group

80's Mania performers Credit: The Reunion Group

Victim of alleged abuse by Jimmy Savile from the Midlands

Police from Yorkshire say they've received a report of historic sexual abuse linked to the Jimmy Savile enquiry from someone in the Midlands. The alleged abuse took place in Scarborough in the late 1980's.

North Yorkshire Police say they've referred the report to the Metropolitan Police who are co-ordinating the investigation.


Freddie Starr denies wrongdoing after being accused of groping a teenager

Freddie Starr pictured with Karin Ward from Shropshire Credit: BBC

The comedian Freddie Starr, who lives in Studley in Warwickshire, has denied any wrong doing after claims he groped a teenager at a recording of one of Jimmy Savile's shows.

Karin Ward - who's from Shropshire - was 14 at the time of the recording.

Initially Freddie Starr denied ever being on the same show as the teenager but since then footage has been released showing Freddie Starr sitting inches from her on Jimmy Savile's show Clunk Clink.

His lawyers have said that Freddie Starr was mistaken about his presence at the show but that he "vigorously" denied groping the school girl.