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Old 28-09-2012, 07:24 PM   #54
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Jimmy Savile sexually abused us as girls, 10 women tell TV exposé

Accused: the late Jim’ll Fix It host Sir Jimmy Savile allegedly raped girls

28 September 2012

A string of women have given shocking accounts of how they were allegedly sexually abused by Jimmy Savile when they were young girls, it was revealed today.

The assaults occurred in public places including hospitals, schools and the BBC studios where the children’s TV presenter recorded his family shows, it is claimed.

The explosive accusations, ranging from rape to indecency, are made by up to 10 women who claim that their lives have been “destroyed and devastated” by the late DJ, knighted in 1990.

According to the allegations in a TV documentary screened next Wednesday, Savile abused girls as young as 13 at the height of his fame.

The ITV programme will feature between five and 10 women claiming he was a sexual predator who took advantage of their vulnerablility.

A source who worked with the investigation team told the Standard the show contains “shocking material that really lifts the lid on the icon” and “goes beyond anybody’s comprehension” of what Savile was capable of.

The flamboyant star, who died aged 84 last October, hosted Clunk Click, his 1970s BBC family show, and Jim’ll Fix It, which ran till the mid-Eighties. He also presented the first edition of Top of the Pops in 1964 and the last in 2006.

Some of those who contributed to the documentary are believed to be former pupils of Duncroft Approved School in Staines, Surrey, where Savile was a regular visitor.

Two claimed that he took them for drives in his car and gave them money, cigarettes, records and places in the Clunk Click studio audience in return for “sexual favours”.

In 2007 Surrey Police received a complaint from a woman who said she was indecently assaulted by Savile at Duncroft in the Seventies.

The allegation was investigated but no further action taken.

The documentary — Exposure: The Other Side Of Jimmy — took 12 months to make and the final edit was being done today.

Former Surrey police officer and child protection expert Mark Williams-Thomas is fronting the programme. At least two of the alleged victims have waived their rights to anonymity.

The source added: “These are women who were abused as children.

“They tell how it has destroyed and devastated their lives. It affects them to this day.

“Most of them have not told this story before. It is the first time they have spoken in detail about everything. It’s explosive stuff.”

Original plans to broadcast the allegations last December were dropped in favour of two shows celebrating Savile’s BBC career.
YES!!!! I just saw this too!!1

Back when Saville was on telly and radio all the time my partner, Terry and I were both convinced he was a 'dirty old man' as they were called back then!! A Uncle Ernie...we both knew it would come out one day...Terry died a few years ago but hey Terry...we were right!!
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