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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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Further claims Savile abused 'young and naive' girls

Fresh claims emerged about Sir Jimmy Savile in the ITV1 documentary Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile. Credit: PA Wire

A second woman, who also did not wish to reveal her identity, met Sir Jimmy Savile in 1968 when she was 15. She claimed the star had sex with her for the first time in a London hotel.

She told the ITV1 documentary: "It was a complete shock to me. I had no idea what was happening. I was very young and naive. I just feel that he took huge advantage of me."

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