Savile programme child claim

Jimmy Savile created his TV shows to gain access to children, Mark Williams-Thomas, the child protection expert and criminologist who helped expose the late entertainer as a paedophile, has said.

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Documentary details Jimmy Savile sex abuse claims

Detailed testimonies of women who claim they were sexually abused by Sir Jimmy Savile when they were schoolgirls have been broadcast on television.

Sir Jimmy Savile died at his Leeds home on October 29 last year, aged 84 Credit: Matthew Fearn/PA Archive

A number of alleged victims were interviewed as part of a documentary aired last night amid growing allegations against the late Top of the Pops host.

Their historic accounts, which detailed how the presenter allegedly targeted girls in his BBC dressing room and private Rolls Royce, were shown after Surrey Police confirmed it had referred a historic rape allegation against the Jim'll Fix It star to Scotland Yard.

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