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Why Britain's hooked on Line Of Duty with echoes of Jimmy Savile and Hillsborough

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
'It raises a very particular question about the relationship between the police and Jimmy Savile,' he says. 'The fact is that Savile bragged of his close relationships with officers.

Line of Duty charity advisers defend use of Jimmy Savile photo

The Guardian - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
A charity providing support for survivors of child abuse has defended the BBC's use of an image of Jimmy Savile in its police drama Line of Duty, saying Savile's crimes should not be “whitewashed” from history and that it is important for drama to ...
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BBC's Line Of Duty Labelled 'Grossly Insensitive' For Using Jimmy Savile Image In Drama

Huffington Post UK - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
The BBC has been criticised for including a photograph of Jimmy Savile in a fictional drama about a controversial police anti-corruption unit.

Freddie Starr's Wife Tells Of Comic's 'Abuse' Amid Jimmy Savile Investigation

Yahoo Celebrity UK - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Freddie Starr's Wife Tells Of Comic's 'Abuse' Amid Jimmy Savile Investigation. Michael Allen. 27 April 2016.
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BBC faces new checks into quality of TV and radio shows - ‎6 hours ago‎
It has also faced well documented governance failures, such as ongoing criticism of exorbitant executive pay, and the catastrophic handling of the fallout over Jimmy Savile. The decision to grant an 11-year charter - the longest since 1981 when ...

Oscar Pistorius' killing of Reeva Steenkamp to be made into ITV documentary - ‎8 hours ago‎
The killing of Reeva Steenkamp by athlete Oscar Pistorius is being turned into an ITV documentary. Award-winning investigative reporter Mark Williams-Thomas , whose The Other Side Of Jimmy Savile helped expose the late presenter as a paedophile, has ...

Nerves: shredded. End: proper. My life: bereft... Last week's episode of Line Of Duty may have been the most nail ...

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
As the issue at hand was historic child abuse that was fictional but played out in the context of real events - Operation Yewtree was mentioned; 'Dale Roach' isn't a million miles from 'Rochdale', a photograph of Jimmy Savile was briefly included - it ...

Jed Mercurio: Lies have been the making of Line of Duty - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Last week's episode included a mocked-up photo of Jimmy Savile consorting with a fictional MP and a fictional chief of police, as part of a long-term investigation into historic child sexual exploitation.

Doping in sport takes to the stage

The Sunday Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
The creator of a play about the broadcaster and serial sex attacker Jimmy Savile has written a new work about cheating in athletics.

Actor George Costigan says he'll never get Restless of great scripts like new Citizens Theatre play

Scottish Daily Record - ‎5 hours ago‎
He played retired vice cop Chief Supt Patrick Fairbank who is suspected of being involved in the cover up of child abuse ring and his character, controversially, was shown in a picture with Jimmy Savile. The actor put his faith in the show's writer and ...
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Line of Duty recap: series three, episode five – a swift jab at Operation Yewtree

The Guardian - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Things kicked up another level again this week, as Steve found himself suspended, under investigation, covertly watched and (briefly) forced into a partnership with Lindsay Denton.
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New York Times' ideal employee is 'young, white and single' lawsuit claims

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
... call for the whole BBC'. After leaving in September 2012 Mr Thompson was succeeded by George Entwistle. He lasted in the post for just 54 days before resigning amid allegations he had failed to handle the Jimmy Savile pedophile scandal appropriately.

Student with 20-name 'stabbing list' is locked up for arming himself in college terror

Plymouth Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
He said: "He has suffered a catalogue of bullying over many years and on prior occasions he was called Jimmy Savile and a said to be a paedophile.

Hotpants and Harrison: Why 1971 was rock's golden year

Yorkshire Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
He's also great on the social history, reminding us that this was a year of no mobile phones but 70,000 red boxes, no gates on Downing Street, only one black footballer and Jimmy Savile urging us to clunk-click every trip. Out of this world came Tapestry.
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Labour's Ken Livingstone's in hot water after Nazi obsession leaves him SUSPENDED

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Last month, he came under attack from Labour colleagues for likening a donation to Labour MP Dan Jarvis from a hedge fund to 'Jimmy Savile funding a children's group'. It later emerged Mr Livingstone himself had accepted £8,000 for giving a speech to a ...
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WATCH: Arsenal "fans" sing nasty Arsene Wenger chant

SportsJOE - ‎9 hours ago‎
On numerous occasions, Wenger has to watch matches from the technical area while a horde of Mensa candidates bombard him with chants of "Sit down you paedophile" and "You're just a French Jimmy Savile. However, the latest offensive song about the ...
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Further 'revelations against Chris Evans to rock BBC and new Top Gear'

Metro - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Miles previously broke the story that Newsnight had dropped a report into Jimmy Savile's behaviour at the BBC, and he revealed the financial irregularities at Kids Company.
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Vietnam War Protester Rev. Daniel Berrigan, Dead at Age 94

CBS Local Hartford (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
LEEDS, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: The golden coffin of Sir Jimmy Savile lays in state in the Queens Hotel in Leeds on November 8, 2011 in Leeds, England.