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Jimmy Savile survivors to appear in BBC series about host paedo

JIMMY Savile survivors will appear in a new series about the paedo host.

They will discuss being abused, how isolated and scared they feel when they speak out on BBC’s The Reckoning.

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Steve Coogan as villain in new TV series
The BBC was hyped for doing a show about their former star Savile, who passed away in 2011 aged 84

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The BBC was hyped for doing a show about their former star Savile, who passed away in 2011 aged 84

Their interviews will be cut into a drama about SavileLife features Steve Coogan as the evil star.

Writer Neil McKay said: “Victims have asked to be filmed because we are telling their stories.

“Protective measures have been put in place to facilitate this.

“We are working closely with the many people whose lives have been impacted by Savile to ensure their stories are told with sensitivity and respect.”

Scenes from the mini-series will include Savile bending over to kiss Diana’s hand as she and Charles visit Stoke Mandeville, Bucks, hospital in 1983.

Then it emerged that Savile was abusing patients at the hospital.

The BBC has been criticized for making a show about their former star Savile, who died in 2011 aged 84.

Coogan, 56, wore a white wig for the role, “It’s a story, though difficult, that needs to be told.”

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https://www.thesun.co.uk/tv/17264247/jimmy-savile-survivors-will-appear-tv-series-paedo-presenter/ Jimmy Savile survivors to appear in BBC series about host paedo

Huynh Nguyen

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