February 8th, 2012

BBC Jimmy Savile “Cover Up Scandal” Coming

Whispers in the wind of a potential BBC scandal developing. Guido understands that tomorrow’s edition of The Oldie magazine will shed some more light on rather unpleasant allegations about the late Sir Jimmy Savile and why a Newsnight report suggesting that he molested underage girls was mysteriously spiked.

Apparently The Oldie will reveal that the Newsnight report contained evidence that the abuse of minors involving Savile that took place on BBC premises in the 1970s and that two other celebrities – both still alive – were involved as well. Boom…

The BBC said in December that Newsnight’s report was never aired because there was not enough proof, but that line is now looking shaky. The article will allege that Mark Thompson has known of this contentious story for weeks. It seems there could be some intriguing questions for the DG to answer in the coming days…


157 Comments

  1. 1

    Youtube. Jingle Jangle Jewelry

  2. 2
    Spartacus says:

    This was well known at the time.

    not really news except to check out the bbbc

    • 14
      Ah! Monika says:

      Re your evidence today and this thread.

      I posted comments oh here during the days after his happy demise, referring to denied trips to Jersey and hinting at other stories to be found in more remote corners of the Web. Both comments were modded or mysteriously spiked.

      • 22
        It's all change .. The world beyond persona says:

        .
        .
        Any misdemeanours since 2008: it seems like there is no place for anyone to hide.

      • 24
        Moscow Mike Handycock (sex Tourist on Taxpayer's money) says:

        Jimmy is innocent of all charges as am I. Boaz.

        • 47
          misterned says:

          Indeed these allegations have been quite well known for some time to those who know about that location on Jersey and those who know about the Holly Greig case amongst others. The BBC also spiked a story about Holly Greig. Now the case against Robert Green forced the Grampian police to admit, on and for the public record, in court that the allegations of abuse against Holly were NOT investigated by the police at all. NONE of the people who Holly accused were even questioned. No evidence was taken other than the statement of Holly, her mother and her Father. That’s IT!

          I have no doubt that there are perverts in high positions of power in this land and their abuse is actively covered up by the establishment, including the BBC!

          • TheRealJoePublic says:

            Jimmy Saville was a saint compared to all the people involved in the Holly Grieg affair. holliegreig.info if you really want to loose your breakfast, even Adolf Salmond had a bit part.

        • 48
          Wendy Bendy says:

          I’m sure everybody but me knows what “Boaz” means.

          What does it mean?????

        • 59
          Former Colleague says:

          Not so sure about that Handy. Remember those accusations from the case of the Cottage Homes in Portsmouth? Obviously there was plenty of evidence and that some of Portsmouth’s leading citizens and Councillors were involved in those dirty proceedings and then in the cover-ups which followed. No real apology yet from the City Council and no real settlement with the victims…
          - and what about those Rumanian orphans?

        • 133
          Archie says:

          Speak ill of the dead and all that, but Jim was seriously weird! I must have been about seventeen when walking through Leeds only to see a maroon Roller swishing up the road towards me and somebody behind the wheel with a cowboy hat covering long blonde hair. The giveaway was the number plate, JS and four digits. I’ll never forget the strange look on his face.

    • 40
      BBC Cover Up Department says:

      Nothing to see move along please.

      We have investigated this matter to the highest degree and can categorically say that no fiddling of any kiddie took place.

      Being the BBC it is only right that we also point out the rights of a kiddie fiddler to fiddle kiddies, otherwise we would be denying their basic human rights.

      As we said…. nothing to see move on.

    • 45
      Anonymouse says:

      Very well known, I’m surprised the young girls haven’t come forward.

    • 62
      AC1 says:

      I wonder will this be raised in every interview with the Catholic church…

    • 63
      Anonymous says:

      Always knew he was a wrong un…….

  3. 3
    un believer says:

    “the article will alleged”

    pissed again guido?

    hope you didn’t drive back from your meeting with Leveson.

  4. 4
    un believer says:

    “the article will alleged”

    pi.ssed again guido?

    hope you didn’t dri.ve back from your meeting with Leveson.

  5. 5
    stun says:

    “Jim’ll Fondle It” doesn’t quite have the right ring to it really.

  6. 6
    Prescott's chipolata says:

    There’s a surprise.

  7. 7
    Anonymous says:

    Hows about that then guys and gals!

  8. 8
    Bogeyman says:

    Am I surprised? The bloke was a weirdo, although “behaving inappropriately” towards three girls in a car doesn’t exactly put him in the Fred West class.

  9. 9
    Nan Taylor says:

    Too soon.

  10. 10
    Sir William Waad says:

    It’s interesting to see that Harry Redknapp has got away with what appeared to be very obvious tax evasion. If you’re seen as a ‘nice guy’, such as Redknapp, Jimmy Saville or, some years back, Anthony Blunt, you have more chance of getting away with all sorts of stuff. Psychologists call this the “halo effect”.

  11. 11
    the BBC... says:

  12. 12
    Nigel Doughty's Ghost says:

    Now then Now then shawoddy woddy

  13. 13
    realist says:

    Time to break it up, sell it off and kill the licence fee.

  14. 15
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Taking the glitter out of showbiz?

  15. 16
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    A new sport is invented. Carter Ruck baiting.

    Good luck.

  16. 17
    Anonymous says:

    Well we have all heard of the cigar trick from Monika Lewinski

  17. 18
    martin says:

    If evidence not strong enough when alive? Then not strong enough when dead? Difference is that dead men don’t sue!

    • 139
      Widescreen2010 says:

      Exactly.
      V. easy to call a dead guy a paedo.
      He won’t sue and he won’t kick the shit out of you either.

  18. 19
    Quinn says:

    If Mark Thompson & other BBC management/journalists knew about a criminal offence and did not report it to the Police, even if was back in the 70s then they are liable to prosecution.

    What actions will the CPS take?

    • 41
      Talking bollox watch says:

      What crime would that be then ?

    • 51
      misterned says:

      Unless the crime was committed by more than one person and other members of the same ring were police officers and magistrates and other people in prominent positions of authority.

    • 86
      The nothing to do with the BBC at all spokesperson says:

      Er, er, this health reform thing is terrible look over there ————->

      Thank you for your money.

  19. 20
    annette curton says:

    Whatever might have happened on BBC premises is not for you to question, it’s hallowed ground.

    • 37
      Terrible But True says:

      ‘some intriguing questions for the DG to answer’

      Along with much else ‘unique’, I think we’ll find BBC staff only ask questions, not answer them.

      For some reason.

  20. 21
    Ed Miliband says:

    Oh! Oh! Oh! Oh! Gromit! There’s a bomb in me pants!

  21. 23
    Peter Carter-Fuck says:

    It was the 70s, anything went back then. Coppers drank, smoked and fitted people up. Guys in the music business shagged anything that moved. The past is another country.

    • 34
      Tachybaptus says:

      Sounds pretty like the 2010s to me.

    • 50
      dea true says:

      If the charges of necrophilia hold up, then anything that didn’t move either.

    • 107
      Must get a pseudonym one day says:

      I was a teenager in the 1960s and went to some of the lunchtime discos in Leeds where Jimmy Savile was the DJ.

      It was widely known that his preference was for young girls (16 was too old) and he would often leave with one or two suitable girls, ones usually playing truant for the afternoon anyway, so no-one missed them.

      No-one got distressed about it – most of us lads (jealously) just considered it a perk of his job. And the girls certainly consented – there was some element of competition to be picked by him.

      OK, it doesn’t read well 50 years later, but it was the ’60s after all. No harm done.

    • 125
      innocent bystander says:

      Get Gene Hunt on the case

  22. 25

    What, you reckon i was the only one?

  23. 27
    Blue Raspberries says:

    I hope he didn’t let them puff on his cigar.

  24. 28
    Dudley Zoo says:

    Dear Jim

    Can you please fix it for be to kick Gordon Brown in the bollocks

    Yours sincerely
    Dudley Zoo
    age 36

  25. 29
    golfinggrannie says:

    Glad to see you plugging “The Oldie”. Superb mag.

  26. 30
    Sir William Waad says:

    I did wonder why Saville gave so much airtime to Gary Glitter in the 70s.

  27. 32
  28. 33
    Boom boom says:

    Jimmy Saville’s death is now being linked to a biochemical attack by Islamic Fundamentalists…

    Jamal fixed it…

  29. 35
    Dudley Zoo says:

    Dear Jim

    Please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please can you fix it for me to get my stammer fixed.

    Yours sincerely
    Ed Balls
    age 8

  30. 36
    • 70
      AC1 says:

      Makes Order-Order comments look sane.

      WIBBLE!

    • 134
      Business Cat (specializing in yarns) says:

      What a strange site. Everyone is content to be known “Anonymous Cowards”. It does make this look sane. And that’s saying something.

  31. 42
    Anonymous says:

    My brother-in-law does a lot of work with various charities and he told me years ago that Saville was known as a notorious groper and that charities were advised to keep young women away from him.

  32. 43
    Sussex John. says:

    Perhaps the BBC can explain why they claimed Harry Rednapp had been found guilty. Guido , see Telegraph online . Pompous bastards.

    • 131
      Am I wrong? says:

      They always get their ‘news’ ahead of time. Remember that bit about a certain tower falling over, even though it was clearly visibleand standing strong at the time through the window behind the presenter?

  33. 44
    Bobo says:

    Interesting pic of Vince Cable’s university access tsar with Sir Jimmy http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/multimedia/archive/00226/97845181_Jimmy_01_226895c.jpg

  34. 46
    extortion with menaces says:

    I’ve got a question for Mark Thompson.

    Give me my fucking money back.

  35. 49
    Cold comfort says:

    Re: Newman & Baddiel – Baddiel mentioned on Unplanned that they had a massive argument, but then seemed to suggest there’s no ill will between them now (at least from David to Robert.) Another thing I noticed whilst rewatching Unplanned was that when Baddiel mentioned ne crophilia, Skinner did a Jimmy Saville impression, and then acted a little odd about it. Anyone know what’s going on there?
    Subject: Re: Contempt, loathing, hatred…
    Posted By TJ on Wed Jun 28 00:18:52 BST 2000:

    Chris Morris/Mark Thomas: all that I know for certain is that CM once described Thomas as “someone who goes around bullying secretaries”, while Thomas once went on at great length about how he thinks CM shows no compassion for the people who _really_ get hurt by his hoaxes. What’s the story with CM and Chris Evans then??? Oh and I know two aspiring comedy performers who loathe each other, but neither of them are famous yet.
    Subject: Re: Contempt, loathing, hatred…
    Posted By Jon on Wed Jun 28 07:03:03 BST 2000:

    Re: J Saville

    So is JS the TV figure parodied in Irvine Welsh’s short story ‘Lorraine Goes To Livingston’?

    I haven’t read it, but I know it involves a celebrity very fond of visiting mortuaries. Welsh was asked when it came out, and he very guardedly said that it was loosely inspired by a real person.

    I think Lamarr made some refernce on NMTB as well.
    Subject: Re: Contempt, loathing, hatred…
    Posted By dr_hackenbush on Wed Jun 28 08:53:00 BST 2000:

    If you saw the documentary on Jimmy Saville with that thin bloke who used to be on Michael Moore’s TV Nation, you’ll know that JS has preserved his mother’s room exactly as it was when she died. He has also apparently chosen not to have sexual relationships. This is probably the basis for the idea that he is a coffin-fiddler. I doubt he is.
    Subject: Re: Contempt, loathing, hatred…
    Posted By Jon on Wed Jun 28 11:14:55 BST 2000:

    Back in 92 there was a US teenage pop duo called Kriss Kross, who would wear their trousers back to front.

    I was present when Rob Newman told a large hall full of people that they looked like “they’ve just made a quick exit from Jimmy Saville’s dressing room”.

    • 128
      Ivor Tapeworm says:

      Chris Morris’s hoaxes just stitch up ‘celebrities’ who are more keen to jump on a bandwagon to look good on Tv, rather than exercise due diligence and common sense.

      His stitch-up of Cleo lane was about the funniest thing I’ve ever seen on TV. He convinced her a baby elephant in a zoo had it’s trunk stuck up it’s own arse.

  36. 52
    ThatMadeleineMoment says:

    So when they buried him in concrete it wasn’t to stop grave robbers, it was to stop him getting out at night………

  37. 55
    Fred the Shred says:

    Will he be stripped of his Knighthood?

    It might have been he who contaminated the Sword.

  38. 56
    I don't need no doctor says:

    If the DG Mark Thompson has refused to air the programme then its stands to reason that he condoned what happened.

  39. 61
    Old Blue Eyes says:

    I am not in the least surprised. He is an early example of the BBC wasting millions employing people with no discernible talent the latest of which was the case of Jonathan Ross. It is time there was a root and branch pruning of the morons who infest this institution.

    • 77
      Never ever knowingly funny or with any talent whatsoever says:

      +10000000000000000000 as concerns the S chillings client.

  40. 64
    Anonymous says:

    christ, you’ll start putting up articles about morning cloud and derek laud next.

    • 83
      Glyn H says:

      how did that bastard Heath acquire so many of the trappings of a rich man, unless he was bent and crooked? We know about the rudeness, incompetence and near theft from the Church of his last house!
      Please help me to decide whether Heath or Brown was the worst Prime Minister of all time?

      • 85
        Icarus says:

        His finances were in such a mess, his friends had a whip round. Whether his friendsreceived any favours in return is not unfortunately recorded.

      • 92
        Perse O'Nally says:

        Friends of mine, who knew Heath very well claimed that he was ‘just not interested’ in sex.

      • 146
        Enoch says:

        Impossible to decide. Bothy equally appalling.

        On the sexual front, Heath never tried to disguise his “bachelor”ness. Brown got married to make himself more appealing to the electorate.

  41. 72
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    Don’t worry, Jim’ll fix it.

  42. 75
    Anonymous says:

    The BBC is like Tesco – full of BASTARDS

  43. 78
    dr. sipp says:

    jim gym jim gym

  44. 79
    Perse O'Nally says:

    I certainly heard rumours of this many years ago. Reports also of Cyril Smith’s predilection for choir boys …offences which were deemed to be not in the public interest to prosecute.

    • 106
      Must get a pseudonym one day says:

      To be fair, Big Cyril Smith’s peccadillo was just for spanking little boys – OK, not normal, but there are worse things happen to little boys, especially anywhere near a church.

  45. 81
    Anonymous says:

    I recall when Sir Jimmy was a paid consultant to Thomas Cook and had a grace and favour apartment from the company. However, he suddenly vanished from all promotional work and was left to run out his contract on what was something like gardening-leave.

  46. 88
    Handycock of the North says:

    Now then, now then, now then…I’m sure Uncle Jimmy was just being friendly.

  47. 90
    Harry Redknapp's pet dog says:

    I’ve got an account in my own name!!
    I am so fuckin’ loaded!
    Woof! Woof!
    Wonder whose ID he used to open the account?

  48. 91
    Stephen is Innocent says:

    Do not worry Fawkes the dead cannot sue you for defamation.

  49. 93

    He never fiddled any of us.

  50. 94
    Harry (i pay tax) RedknappN says:

    Now then, Now then. This is nothing to get excited about is it? O dear, pass me those tissues will you young man

  51. 95
    Anonymous says:

    I recall an alleged transcript of out-takes from HIGNFY – in which Paul Merton lays into Saville on the girl front. Mentioned a name and if no smoke why the payment of x,000

    This was years ao – early series of HIGNFY.

    Yep – found it quite easily. Denounced elsewhere as a parody/hoax.

  52. 96
    Alan Freemuff says:

    Greetings pop pickers, I’m still alive.

  53. 99
    Old Tory Bigot says:

    Easy target. He’s dead. No comebacks.

    I could never stand the man personally, but this is a terrible allegation to make unless you have something very solid to stand it up with.

  54. 101
    FAO lawyers: Jog On. says:

    Why should we pay the lying left wing perverts on the BBC. They are all untrustworthy c’unts.

  55. 104
  56. 105
    Chris The Leatherman says:

    There were rumours about him in the mid/late sixties when I was at school near Elstree. Don’t get in his car was the advice I was given when aged 13 in 1967. Shortly after his death I found a transcript of edited out pieces from HIGNFY in which Paull Merton has a big go at Jimmy Saville. Having said all that it is interesting that, as far as I know, no-one has come forward to say they were victims.

  57. 109
    innocent bystander says:

    If everybody in the show biz world who has had sex with an underge partner is arrested it’s going to be pretty thin pickings on a Saturday night

  58. 112
    Sue, Grabbit and Runne says:

    Not bein’ funny or nuffink, but why would Mark Thompson have some intriguing questions to answer just because he has known about this for a few weeks? Saville is dead. Was Thompson supposed to call a press conference and shout it out?

  59. 113
    The BBC is National Disgrace says:

    The BBC can stick its Sports Relief up its unapologetic arse. A charity designed to line the pockets of celebrity scroungers. They are not getting a penny off me.

  60. 122
    opinicus says:

    I knew Bill Cotton, the late BBC1 Controller, who had him sacked from the BBC and couldn’t bear to be in the same room as him, who gave the most lurid details. This has been known about fully within the BBC for twenty years.
    Investigative journalism it is not.

  61. 123
    Kid Rednap -gay crooks r us says:

    The only thing I ‘ave eva fiddeled is my taxes. I look forward to my OBE.

  62. 126
    Anonymous says:

    The Nolan Sisters said that Saville took a fancy to the youngest one who was 13 at the time. They were quite upset about it.

    • 142
      Anonymous says:

      There’s a TOTP appearance you can find on you tube where JS is blatantly copping a feel too.

  63. 129
    Brussel Broadcasting Corporation says:

    To all licence fee payers. It is with deep regret that I have to inform you all that the BBC is no longer supporting the Beloved Labour Party. The licence fee payers must support the European Union as they owe the EIB £3Om and this must be repaid in full by May. So fuck Labour and the Tories and vote €urope!
    Kind Regards
    Mark Thompson.

  64. 130

    The dead cannot sue. Horay. Time to make a BBC4 docu-drama full of salacious tittle tattle like they did with Hancock and Williams. What’s the worst that can happen? Galton or Simpson end up punching someone? It’s too late now. What if he was guilty? Is Paul Staines going to carry our a posthumous hanging?

  65. 140
    Anonymous says:

    It seems more than ever likely that the BBC is a total nest of vipers.

  66. 145
    Enoch says:

    You guys should all take a look at this and do what you can to get it fixed:

    http://encyclopediadramatica.ch/Hollie_Greig

  67. 147
    The Rt Rev'd Reverend Wright says:

    The ‘HIGNFY script’ is a hoax, albeit based on the usual rumours at the time.

    The lady fooled by Chris Morris was sitcom writer and animal activist Carla Lane, not the singer Cleo Laine.

  68. 148
    Mongface says:

    now then now then

  69. 149
    Mongface says:

    owsaboutthatthen

  70. 150
    Mongface says:

    jingle jangle

  71. 151
    Mongface says:

    Jim fixed it for me

  72. 152
    Mongface says:

    YOU FUCKING THICK Hunts

  73. 153
    Mongface says:

    YOU FUCKING THICK CVNTS

  74. 156
    Big Jock n the Bhoys says:

    The cover-up from on high reminds one of the “Kincora Boys Home” scandal from the late 1970s which was supposed to have involved all sorts of paedos’ in public employment from police to government ministers. They haven’t gone away you know (as Jerry Adams would say)

  75. 157
    rossco says:

    My aunt worked as a nurse in a hospital where Saville volunteered. He was a fond of gropping patients and the staff were warned to keep an eye on him


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“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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