Comedian Freddie Starr has cancelled a show in Swindon, Wiltshire to concentrate on defending the allegations made against him.
The 69-year-old was arrested by officers investigating allegations made against the former children's TV presenter Jimmy Savile.
Following the weekend, we have held further discussions with Freddie Starr and his management team and have agreed that the show will no longer take place at the Wyvern Theatre on Wednesday 7 November.
Freddie apologises to the hundreds of loyal fans who had purchased tickets, but hopes they understand that he is concentrating on defending the allegations made against him. We will be contacting customers to refund their tickets.
Freddie Starr has been released on police bail after a second day of questioning by officers investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.Read the full story ›
Freddie Starr is believed to have arrived home after being released on police bail after being questioned twice in two days by police officers investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.
Comedian Freddie Starr has been released on bail for a second night after being questioned by police investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.
The 69-year-old returned to speak to officers earlier today after first being arrested yesterday on suspicion of sexual offences, and bailed in the early hours of this morning.
His next bail date has not yet been revealed by Scotland Yard.
Freddie Starr, who was arrested yesterday by police officers investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, has returned for further questioning.
The Metropolitan Police confirmed a man in his 60s from Warwickshire is being interviewed again today.
Freddie Starr has been released on police bail after being questioned by detectives investigating allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jimmy Savile. Daybreak's Katy Fawcett reports:
Former Met Detective Chief Superintendent Sue Hill has told Daybreak that Freddie Starr is innocent until proven guilty.
"It's probably a relief he's had an opportunity to put his side of his story to police," she added.
Freddie Starr has been released on police bail after being questioned by detectives in the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal.Read the full story ›
A man in his 60s, named by sources as comedian Freddie Starr, has been released on police bail after being questioned by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex scandal, Scotland Yard said.
Comedian Freddie Starr has been arrested by police officers investigating allegations of abuse surrounding Jimmy Savile.Read the full story ›