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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Report: BBC Director General 'appalled' over Savile claims

In a message to BBC staff, Director General George Enwistle has said he is "appalled" by the things he saw in the ITV Jimmy Savile documentary.

BBC Director General George Enwistle. Credit: Press Association

In the email, obtained by The Guardian, Mr Enwistle also encourages those who may have information that may help the BBC's investigation team to come forward.

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