September 28th, 2012

Jimmy Savile Sex Abuse Exposed
BBC “Cover Up” Allegations Mounting

Guido has hinted at the coming BBC Jimmy Savile cover up scandal previously, and things are certainly hotting up today. The final edit has just been made of an explosive new documentary alleging that Savile sexually abused up to ten girls as young as thirteen while at the height of his fame. On BBC property.

As Guido reported in February it is claimed Savile molested underage girls in hospitals, schools and BBC studios, allegedly giving his victims seats in the audience in return for sexual favours. The spotlight will now fall on what the BBC knew and when, why a Newsnight report containing the allegations was mysteriously spiked and why they failed to inform the police about the evidence they had uncovered. New York Times president Mark Thompson, then the BBC Director General, has some very difficult questions to answer…


  1. 1
    Taking the middle road says:



    • 60
      Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

      I do not believe Jimmy Saville abused any young girls, he could not have as he was a good member of the Lodge. With regards to young Megan being found in France, it is a happy day and I am pleased to announce, that, should her parents request it, I will be happy to provide some of my special one to one holistic counselling, which should greatly help the poor girl. All they have to do is ask. Boaz.


      • 66
        watpforever says:

        He was a kafflik………


        • 77
          Sedrik Sroom says:

          “he was a good member of the Lodge.!!! Ahh Ha ha, roll roll, laugh giggle titter! Now Then Now Then! Guys and little girls. Fecking Pervert… The silence comes about because of who Sa-Vile knew and protected.


          • Keith dwyer says:

            I totally agree he was a dirty pedo and got protection by money donations to charities who were willing to turn a blind eye as long as the money kept coming!!! They in my eyes are as bad as each other . Scum!!


      • 92
        Anonymous says:

        u r a nutjob


  2. 2
    Anonymous says:

    That wig … at his age. It was bleedin’ obvious he was a nonce


  3. 3

    I recently saw an unofficial transcript of an unbroadcast exchange on this topic between Jimmy Saville and Paul Morton during an old recording of ‘Have I got news for you’.


  4. 4
    smoggie says:

    They’ll have to dig up the evidence.


  5. 5

    I recently saw an unofficial transcript of an unbroadcast exchange between Jimmy Saville and Paul Morton on this subject from old edition of Have I Got News For You (when Angus Deyton was host).


  6. 6
    Terrible But True says:

    If substantiated (something the ‘sources say’ BBC seems none to bothered with often), this does not suggest a good run for the country’s most trusted media monopoly.

    What with showing a distinct lack on interest in some less than palatable things for PC reasons, to it would appear providing, at best, poorly supervised venues.

    Now, who holds them to account again?

    I know they feel that only they ask the questions, but given they are not above answering such things, it would be nice if they could shake off the odd notion they are uniquely immune for such things.

    Not sure even an FoI for journalistic reasons will offer a get out of explaining free card in such cases.

    Or… will it? Again.

    And all for just £145.50 per annum.

    Is there an Ecuadorian Embassy in New York in case the ex-DG decides the old special relationship may be up for a quid pro quo?


    • 72
      Anonymous says:

      Lessons must be learned . . . . .


    • 75
      Naff BBC reporting says:

      Jesus so the BBC did some reporting on a serious story ? Send them to Jersey they are desperately needed here. The BBC have gone mostly underground and cannot be bothered to investigate anything in any depth, fetes and flower shows possibly.They have been given several reports official factual reports in the last three years to add fairness and a degree of balance, but never used them.

      Maybe they are in bed with the local Government because they are certainly not earning the public licence fee by being professional and impartial and reporting properly. Waste of space and licence fee.


  7. 7
    ed martin says:

    that’s the ‘pop’ business for you…

    if you set out to sexually tittilate 10 year olds – you are going to find some peculiar people taking a very close interest

    the question is why the BBC jumped into that particular cess pit


    • 16
      Grumpy Old Man says:

      Ratings, dear boy. Ratings.


    • 54
      NE Frontiersman says:

      We’ve had fifty years of a mass culture, which affluence has made possible, of sexualising the young and infantilising adulthood; paedophilia is where the two graphs cross, unsurprisingly.


  8. 8
    Farty Arbuckle says:

    It’s a bit late to expose someone when they’re dead.


    • 23
      Dr Nuts says:

      For the BBC it is the perfect time. They can wring hands but not actually do anything, cos it’s all in the past.

      It’s protecting an image – especially as it attacks the Catholic Church without remorse, can’t do that if it’s a bigger organisation in the UK and fiddles kiddies her in the UK, while the Catholic Church’s kiddie Fiddlers are (really) few…
      The BBC cannot be seen to be a hypocrit!
      Nope – not the BBC!


  9. 9
    Jack says:

    I meet Savall while I was in Scarbrough working the arcades fixing/emptying machines. We were having coffe in a cafe, when he said, i’am going now got to open some fate for a load of old bags.


  10. 10
    BBC says:

    In light of this, we have decided to change how we refer to the man

    We will now call him the Prophet Jimmy Saville


  11. 12
    Anonymous says:

    Jimmy Savile went to Jersey often, where he would visit certain children’s homes. Until the lid began to be ripped off in 2007, Jersey was known up & down the country as a ‘soft-touch’ for child abusers. That’s a lot of very, very bad history – that a lot of people, including some in authority in Jersey – knew about for a long time. Not really a surprise, then, that the local ‘Establishment’ illegally suspended Jersey’s Police Chief in November 2008. The historic child abuse investigations had to be discredited somehow.


  12. 14
    Nullbymouth says:

    I am glad someone has finally fingered him, rather than the other way round.


  13. 15
    Anonymous says:

    cf. HIGNFY story/out take that went around a decade or so ago…


    • 25
      Choocy says:

      Noted to be suspect at the time though by some

      Reference in Half Man Half Biscuit lyrics ‘I Left My Heart In Papworth General’ in 1986

      Down at Stoke Mandeville I bumped into Mr IQ
      I said “Hey albino, this is not 1972
      Stub out your King Edward and get that small boy off your knee
      And melt down your fingerware and get yourself off my TV”


  14. 18
    nellnewman says:

    Pity since he was always regarded as someone who raised significant funds for charity.

    But if true then its very sad for the victims because now it is too late for them to get justice.


  15. 19
    Anonymous says:

    Interesting comment about the illegal suspension of Jersey’s Police Chief by the local shysters & spivs. It’s very serious issue, which – I’m reliably informed – we haven’t heard the last of. The authorities in London are responsible for good governance and the proper rule of law in Jersey. Big big fail here – letting major police investigation be sabotaged by politicians, for political reasons. I know Gruaniad not popular in these parts, but important & major article from June, featuring the unlawfully suspended Police Chief Graham Power


    • 27
      Nonjob says:

      Good article. Deeply worrying.


    • 43
      Anonymous says:

      As a (male) survivor of childhood sexual abuse I can assure you that ‘the system’ will always close round to protect the abusers, who are extremely organised. I found this both in 1974, when I was deeply in trouble at school, and 2008 when I was trying to protect another generation of children who I knew to be in contact with a (now) man who abused me and others in the 70s. On the first occasion both school and police combined to brush over the institutionalised abuse (public boarding school – not my choice before you ask) and on the second, the police completely bungled the case at a critical moment just when I was getting confident enough to enter the fray once more.

      Believe me, sexual abuse of children is everywhere; Rochdale, the Catholic Church, Public Schools (thank you (not) Stephen Fry for making such a witty subject), Boys Clubs, Scout Troops, Sports Clubs. And now the BBC? Doesn’t surpise me, at all.


  16. 20
    Anonymous says:

    Given that he was rumored to have been a nonce for years you have to ask yourselves who’s been covering up for him.

    As for Jersey, a cesspit of nonces.


  17. 21
    Red Ed says:

    A small price to pay for family entertainment on the people’s broadcasting network.

    Got a wet patch between your legs girls? Jim’l fix it

    Not got one?


  18. 22
    david says:

    I remember reading somewhere (think it might have been one of John Simpson’s books) where the author wrote about rumours circulating in the bbc about a well known tv presenter who had a reputation for interfering with kids. Maybe this is the story he was referring to.

    So if this has been known for some time by various BBC insiders, I guess it’s just a matter of time before the story (including any coverup scandal ) gets out.

    doesn’t reflect too well on BBC insiders who knew about this and did nothing about it.


    • 26
      freddy the farting fish says:

      Ooo err, can’t the victims sue the BBC ?


    • 31
      A Glass Eye says:

      Can’t we just shut down the BBC entirely. Its news teams are clearly no good and the management willing to countenance child abuse. Sack ‘em all.


      • 38 says:

        Isn’t there a sign at all police stations, the BBC and NHS hospitals saying ‘All whistle-blowers must shut the fuck up – or else’?


        • 47
          sandidunn says:

          Please support wikileaks then – it’s never been more needed , but their people have been shut up (or fitted up with sex scandal) and establishment media are in the clutches of The Pentagon – eg The sainted Guardian, Independent and BBC… all are not covering latest news that ‘Woman A’s’ prime evidence of split condom had no trace of anyone’s DNA on it (tested here recently and in sweden some time ago) Also that Equador have proposed that they could continue to protect Assange by taking him to their Swedish Embassy for the authorities to question him there. Yet UK and Sweden not answering to this ‘solution’…


    • 61
      simian Javellin says:

      I was told that the character in an Irving welsh book (acid house I think) that was allowed to shag the dead bodies in the morgue was based on Jimmy.

      apparently his reward for running all the charity marathons and earning all that lovely sponsorship was to be allowed a little quiet time in the morgue.


      • 71
        Haribo Halfwit says:

        That story was also in the book ‘Naked Hollywood’ that came out decades ago, except that the name of the Very Big Star involved in shtupping corpses was different: without evidence, without anybody who has legal standing to bring a case getting involved – it’s just another cookie-cutter ‘black propaganda’ smear. Playground-level stuff.


  19. 29
    Mr Helpful says:

    Sir Jimmy Savile Sex Abuse Exposed”


  20. 32 says:

    What I would like to know is why the girls in question have never come forward to testify against him. Were they fixed i.e. bought off?


    • 48
      sandidunn says:

      Yes, it is usual that people come out of the woodwork about such things – especially if the press pay for the story.. or perhaps they did and no one dared to carry it….


      • 59
        Melvin says:

        Who would believe them? They’d be written off as fantasists and publicity-seekers, because how could they have proved it at the time, let alone 30yrs later.


        • 85
          Anonymous says:

          Well they could have approached a friendly journalist to bug his phone or listen to his messages?


  21. 34
    Empty Librarian says:

    This has been known about for years and every time it got too close to call the media pimped in with stories about Saville’s sexual antics with women while he was on the road. The same with Paul Gadd (that’s Gary Glitter to you) as soon as a nasty smell hit the rumour mill out would pop stories about Gadd’s sexual exploits,with grown up women, on the road. If my memory serves there was often an off duty policewoman cited as a casual lover (this I believe was in both Gaddand & Saville’s case). Someone needs to shake the dust off those 70’s and 80’s micro fiche.


  22. 39
    Aunty Matter says:

    What the BBC inform Police that they know that possible criminal acts are taking place? You’ll be expecting them to dob in Mu***m bo****s next.


  23. 42
    Tattooed_Arry says:

    Given the rumours circulating The Queens Elm Pub in the 50’s, I’m surprised that Sir Cliff has never had his collar felt…………
    Saville was a creepy sort, I would never have allowed my children to be alone in the same room as him.


  24. 49
    confused says:

    I seem to recall reading in the press at time that a 15 year old girl killed herself after being abused by a member of the TOP team Does anyone else remember & could this be linked to our dirty Jimmy


  25. 53
    Barry says:

    In what sense is the last word in the headline being used?


  26. 56
    opinicus says:

    Bill Cotton, the BBC Controller who sacked Saville from the BBC, couldn’t bear to be in the same room as him and was very indiscreet about the sordid details
    All allegations definitely true and known to be so for 20 yrs.


  27. 57
    THAT COCK CAMORON (almost the worst PM in history) says:

    Jim Flicked it for Me !

    He always had a large fat one in his mouth !


  28. 58
    esther says:

    Bill Cotton would not have been alone at the BBC in being indiscreet about Savile. Paul Gambacini has been vitriolic in public about Jimmy Savile’s alleged sexual activities with children. His stories about him include children’s hospitals as locations.


  29. 62
    Barnehurst Bob says:

    Well the BBC really have a problem. They’ve spent all week saying the abuse of white children in Rochdale by Pakistani men was just child abuse with no racial motive what so ever. Then before the week’s out an aryan look a like has been at it in their head office with white children and they’ve covered it up. What have they got against white people?


  30. 64
    dogsled says:

    Despite their leftist postering the BBC are still scared of the royals (and this was even more so back in the 70’s.). I don’t know how things like this relate to the BBC Charter but pi$$ing off Brenda is probably not something they want to do. If memory serves me well didn’t Sir Jingle of Jangle actually visit our number one family over Christmas on a number of occasions? If it was proved he was a nonce (especially from back in the day.) it wouldn’t reflect well on the Windsors.
    Anyway my brother did work experience back in late 70’s at a local radio station when Sir Jimbo came a’calling with his two full time marine bodyguards. Said he was the most unpleasant human being he had ever met up until that time.


  31. 65
    maninasuitcase says:

    Jimmy Saville was also alleged to be a supporter of Celtic FC.

    That club is now known in Glasgow as Penn State FC. (google it)

    Is there a connection?


    • 78
      Strewth says:

      Presumably this has to do with Celtic FC’s record of abuse of boys in their care over a 20 – 30 year period and for which they totally escaped punishment of any sort due to the apathy of the media, the SFA and the Government?


    • 79
      Georgeous George says:

      Wasn’t the song “Big Jock knew” about John Greig and Jock Wallace turning a blind eye to Jim T____ a former employee of Celtic Boys Club which had nothing to do with Celtic FC abusing boys while an employee of Rangers FC (1872 – 2012)?


      • 82
        BollyBillocks says:

        Nah, it refers to Joc Stein not going to the Polis


      • 89
        maninasuitcase says:

        Jim T____ is in fact Jim Torbett.

        This pervert was convicted and jailed for sexually abusing children while employed by Celtic Boys Club, officially aligned with Celtic FC (or Penn State FC, Glasgow).

        Unbelievably to all right-thinking people, Jim Torbett was actually re-employed by Penn State FC (Glasgow) some years later – on the condition that he had no contact with children.

        Sound familiar?


        • 93
          truthteller says:

          there should be an inquiry into the BBC cover up and also an inquiry into what was covered up for 30 years at Celtic. Yet the 2 senarios are the same people are coming out and saying “it was an open secret” but no one at the time did anything to stop the abuse.


  32. 67
    Part II says:



  33. 68
    Religion: The Original Sin says:

    Jimmy, the white-man’s forerunner to the Rochdale 8


  34. 69
    Jimmy @45 degrees says:

    I found my stint in the morgue at Leeds G I dead boring.


  35. 74
    Joe Poulton says:

    Jimmy Savile visited Haute de la Garenne. Read all about it in “After Watt”


  36. 76
    Anonymous says:

    I remember late 70s my Dad who was a Taxi driver telling me that he had been hired to take Jim the cigar to Haut de la Garane Jersey. For the little boys he used to say.


  37. 81
    Youtuber says:

    Google “Jimmy Saville Colleen Nolan”. Just a bit TOO friendly with a 14 year old.


  38. 83
    Anonymous says:

    Vile man and all round creep , check out his wrestling on youtube..seriously you will be in stitches


  39. 88
    Anonymous says:

    The Sun newspaper, which is well known about printing ‘the truth’ without any corroborative evidence, has never made allegations about Saville. So all this must be true – lets get the Sun owners arrested for perverting the course of Justice about an alleged pervert!


  40. 90
    Anonymous says:

    His brother did time for child molestation offences. Check it out.


  41. 91
    Tom Catesby says:

    It looks like somebody at the Beeb fixed it for Jim (allegedly!).


  42. 94
    Anonymous says:

    Not only Jimmy Savile, on Tops of the Pops programmes, BBC archives will show cameramen used to focus their cameras on to young girls underwear.


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