Hall sentence to be reviewed

Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall is jailed for 15 months for 14 counts of indecent assault on 13 girls between 1967 and 1986.

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Broadcaster Stuart Hall jailed for 15 months

VIDEO: The former TV and radio presenter Stuart Hall is starting a 15 month jail sentence tonight.

He admitted 14 counts of indecent assault against young girls.

The judge told Hall how his darker side had been revealed after years of keeping it hidden from public view.

One of his victims has been talking to our correspondent Rachel Townsend.


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Judge tells Stuart Hall 'there is a darker side to you'

Sentencing Stuart Hall, Judge Anthony Russell QC, said he was known to the public for his "genial personality", but there was "a darker side" to him.

Stuart Hall in police custody Credit: Lancashire Police

Judge Anthony Russell QC added: "Those who admired you for these qualities and the general public now know that there is a darker side to you, one hidden from the public view until now - and a side which you were able to conceal taking advantage of your status as a well-liked celebrity.

"Several of these cases reveal an abuse of power by you because your status gave you an influence and standing which you abused."

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