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Ted Beston was 'shocked' by Savile allegations

Yesterday, Ted Beston, the former Radio 1 producer, was arrested by officers from Operation Yewtree. Mr Beston was not charged. Mr Beston vehemently denies the historic allegations put to him by the police.

When the Savile story surfaced in October, Mr Beston made clear then that he was shocked by the allegations...

For the time being, Mr Beston will be saying nothing further and we request that Mr Beston, who is now 76, be allowed to deal with these false claims without undue intrusion.

– Statement released by Ted Beston's lawyers