Veteran broadcaster slams BBC 'witchhunt'

Jonathan Dimbleby first started working at the BBC in the late 1960s Credit: PA

There has been a "disturbing relish" in the way critics have laid into the BBC over the Jimmy Savile sex scandal, according to veteran presenter Jonathan Dimbleby.

In an interview with The Times, the Radio 4 presenter said there had been a "witchhunt" against the corporation since allegations emerged that Savile abused hundreds of young girls and women - some on BBC premises,