A school in east London has recalled scripts for its end-of-year play after finding out that one of the characters was based on Jimmy Savile. The mistake at Scargill School in Rainham emerged when pupils took scripts home for 'Lights, Camera, Action!'.
One of the key characters in the musical was a caretaker called Jim Fixit. According the Evening Standard, the character reads letters from children, such as:
A song also included the lyrics:
Speaking to the Evening Standard, one mother said:
The school sent out a text message to all parents saying:
The head teacher at Scargill School, Amanda Ireland, said she felt upset that the mistake had caused so much distress.