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Stuart Hall 'repeatedly raped girls in BBC dressing room'

Broadcaster Stuart Hall raped two girls repeatedly and over a period of years in his private dressing room at the BBC in Manchester, his trial has heard. The 84-year-old denies raping and indecently assaulting the two girls.

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  1. Damon Green - ITV News Correspondent

Hall 'assaulted girl on her bed after giving her alcohol'

Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall claims that the second of his alleged victims was over the age of 13.

But her recollection is that a song by Leo Sayer was popular at the time of his alleged assault on her - which she claims took place when Hall was made welcome as a guest at a family dinner party.

The prosecution told the jury that Sayer's hit 'You Make Me Feel Like Dancing' was in the charts around Christmas 1976 - when the girl was just 11-years-old.

On that occasion, the court heard, Hall assaulted her while she was lying on her bed - after allegedly plying her with alcohol.

The court later heard that his second alleged victim was also raped in his private dressing room at the BBC, when she was 14 or 15.

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