November 15th, 2012

Dave Lee Travis Arrested By Savile Cops

This morning it was reported that a man in his sixties has been arrested by police investigating the Jimmy Savile allegations.

Mark Williams-Thomas, the man who made the original ITV Savile documentary, reports that former BBC radio presenter Dave Lee Travis is the man the cops have taken in for questioning:

Developing…


128 Comments

  1. 1
    Boom Boom says:

    Thats not Nicey!

    • 3
      Dave Loves Teens says:

      Smashing!

      • 33
        Dave Lee Travis = Sedate Revival says:

        Why was he happy to be called ‘The Hairy Cornflake’?

        • 39
          Dick Scratcher says:

          Hairy monster.

        • 110
          This comment sponsored by a brown envelope. says:

          Two pedos in a pod.

          • innocent till proven guilty says:

            Now then, now then!

          • Anonymous says:

            The Telegraph reports:

            “There is no suggestion that any allegations of paedophilia have been made against Mr Travis, but two women have come forward in recent weeks claiming he groped them during the 1970s and 1980s.

            One of the women, who was aged 17 at the time alleged that Mr Travis had invited her into his studio in 1977 and put his hand up her skirt. ”

            They’ll be arresting the vast majority of the male population (and some of the female one) now!

          • The Anglo Saxon says:

            Wack wack oppps be careful people.

      • 34
        Squirrel Nutkins says:

        They will be investigating the Pop Groups shortly. They were worse than any of these D.J.’s including Saville

    • 10
      Robert Murat says:

      Mark Williams-Thomas? Is he the ex copper who is working Tom Watson?

    • 17
      Mac Helpline says:

      You are wrong guido. BBC ewsnight made the original savile documentary. It’s just that they have never got round to broadcasting it.

      • 47
        XXX says:

        What I would like to know, is why is all this stuff suddenly all coming to light, a lot is supposed to have happened over 30 years ago, it must have been known about 20/30 years ago and they all have been well known, someone else besides Lord McAlpineis going to be badly hurt, so this has to be done very carefully as anyone with a grudge, real or imagined might come along and totally ruin some innocent person’s life.

        • 53
          Engineer says:

          Indeed – plus all the ‘something for nothing’ compensayshun merchants that the police will have to weed out of their enquiries, and possibly end up prosecuting for wasting police time.

          • Anonymous says:

            He bumped into me once at the Plaza Ballroom in Manchester in the 60′s. And he spilled my cola! Should I get in touch with Macks Clifford?

          • Dixon of Dock Green says:

            Wasting police time!? You lot are just f***** amatuers. Come down the nick, we’ll show how it’s done!

    • 126
      Justice for DLT! says:

      Just unbelievable….scapegoating at it’s worst. I’m not saying this sort of conduct is right and proper, but the police/whoever is behind this accusation need to get real and put this into perspective. What Saville is accused of is in a totally different league. On a catastrophic scale that muslim cleric and DLT are poles apart yet the cleric gets protected! The sooner this nonsense is dropped and DLT gets back on the air the better .

  2. 2
    Ben Fellows says:

    Cuddly Ken next ?

  3. 4
    Sue d'Nymme says:

    Absolutely grope-tastic good mate . . .

  4. 5
    None of the above says:

    If find it odd that so far all those arrested have been named. Apart from the person in Cambridge(shire?)

    Anyone know why?

  5. 7
    Some Darned Fool says:

    The Hairy Pornflake

  6. 8
    BBC says:

    We have a very good idea for a new celeb talent show.

    Noncing with Stars

  7. 9
    Mike Smith says:

    This is a which one next hunt

  8. 13
    DLT says:

    Have you seen my Hairy Monster?

  9. 14
    Deal or no deal? says:

    I’m quietly shitting myself.

  10. 16
    The BBC says:

    Nothing to see here, move along.

  11. 20
    Go get 'em Guidio says:

    It does seem that many of those who cried “witch hunt’ are now being arrested. Check the names of a few more pedo deniers & watch too see if they are eventually arrested

  12. 21
    1984 says:

    Does anybody have an idea how much Monbiot and Bercow can expect to have to pay MacAlpine? I could use a good laugh.

    • 40
      Anonymous says:

      It is the first penny that is important

    • 49
      Engineer says:

      Have a listen to The World at One on the i-player (or listen again, or whatever it’s called). Long interview with McAlpine, and with his solicitor. They are going after everybody. The BBC will settle today, it is hoped. ITV (This Morning, Schofield) are also in their sights.

      Monbiot has apologised, but the solicitor seemed to suggest that ‘a settlement’ would be negotiated anyway. No doubt the apology will reduce the size of said settlement.

      La Bercow was also mentioned. She has not yet apologised, apparently. Settlement will also be required from her, it would seem.

      After that, they have a long list of Twitter and Internet accusers, and they will be going after all of them.

      • 58
        Sandra in Accounts says:

        I heard Lord McAlpine too live today.

        A thoughtful gentlemen.

        I hope his solicitor pursues everyone – indeed he has no choice.

        To remove those who do say “no smoke without fire”, Lord McAlpine must very publicly & deliberately ruin every single slanderer who maliciously defamed him.

        • 88
          That guy over there says:

          Bazinga!

        • 96
          Lord McAlpen says:

          Thanks for the support, Sandra. All thoughtful and moral people must now come together to end this nightmare of accusatory abuse. The allegations have nothing to do with me at all or indeed with any member of my familee.

          However, I feel it is best that we should reach a settlement with the BBC without going to a libel court and having to listen to any long-winded QC questioning. We do want to heal wounds and mend the broken fabric of OUR society after all.

      • 89
        Widescreen2010 says:

        Have McAlpines lawers been in touch with Guido?
        Could be expensive.

  13. 22
    Go get 'em Guidio says:

    that would be ‘to see’

  14. 23
    Anonymous says:

    Top of the Pops: 1977
    (Music)

    Time: 19:30 to 20:00 (30 minutes long).
    When: Thursday 15th November on BBC 4 (107)

    Dave Lee Travis looks at the weekly pop chart from 1977 and introduces Smokie, David Bowie, Dorothy Moore, Tina Charles, David Soul, Queen, Status Quo, La Belle Epoque, Roxy Music and a Legs and Co dance sequence.
    (Repeat, Subtitles)

  15. 26
    SouthEastVoter says:

    quack quack oops

  16. 29
    Steve Miliband says:

    WTF was that shite on the radio at 5.30 yeterday? Sounded like the musician had been on the sherbets.

  17. 37
    Music Lover says:

    His playlists now, they were truly disgusting.

  18. 48
    You're born: You live: You die. That is all. says:

    Did you see Louise Minchin wearing kinky boots on BBC Breakfast, this morning?

  19. 54
    Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

    As I turned on the radio (BBC) this afternoon old muther Karney, on the World at One, was just finishing a piece about Mc Alpive and she said, and I quote:

    “We asked the BBC for a comment, but no one was available to speak to us”

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thay are so twited up with their own utter BS that it makes me wonder what kind of logic does socialism operate under now?

    • 57
      Engineer says:

      Could be that the lawyers have advised no comment until legal settlement has been made.

    • 79
      you couldnt make it up says:

      BBC Northern Ireland were reporting on the BBC Northern Ireland controller being in the frame about the Newsnight McAlpine story…and when the BBC NI Newsline reporter asked BBC NI about it ‘no-one was available for comment’.

    • 91
      That guy over there says:

      Logic+socialism ? You can do better surely.

  20. 55
    Noncewatch UK says:

    What about Peter Brough? He always had his hand up Archie Andrews.

  21. 56
  22. 65
    Dick Scratcher says:

    He’ll have his hands full now

  23. 66
    Peedo Countdown says:

    Just another 29 or more of the BBC perverts to be arrested.

  24. 75
    Bluebottle says:

    I remember this man when he played for Tottenham Hotspurs .

  25. 77
  26. 83
    The Sleeper says:

    Was “Laurie Lingo and the Dipsticks” a bloody awful play on words on “Convoy GB”?….

    Or was the name a subliminal distortion of “Cunninglingus and the Knobheads”?

  27. 84
    Centre Parting says:

    Now AungSanSuChi can return the favour – he can listen to her when he is locked up.

  28. 92
    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    Accused of groping a couple of (over the age of consent women) at the BBC in the ’70′s. FFS, most men who worked with women in the 70′s, will be getting a visit from plod!

    Scotland yard are presumably, taking their time with evidence gathering of the more serious accusations

  29. 93
    observer says:

    Mr Director General(for the time being anyway)

    I told you that the BBC was a den of iniquity.

    Yours

    Mary Whitehouse (deceassed)

  30. 95
    Timmy scuttler says:

    All these accusations against Jimmy Savile are outrageous! I think he was a lovely man because I love farms and when I was 11 years old Jimmy fixed it for me to milk a cow blindfolded.

  31. 103
    Sir Jimmy says:

    Now then now then, Mr DLT…

    http://postimage.org/image/6pbvgjrfb/

  32. 104
    Justin Poofy Boots says:

    Beardy Weirdy (gags on Italian Pasta).

  33. 106
    ROY CASTLE of record breakers says:

    Hello little girl , Would you like to see my big hairy monster ?

  34. 117
    Vicki Henderson-Butler says:

    It will be interesting to see what lenient sentence he gets. Driving at that speed alone should be a prison sentence let alone driving that fast with his young son alseep in the car.

    - Smithy , Fylde Coast, United Kingdom, 15/11/2012 17:36

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2233436/PR-guru-Matthew-Freud-caught-speeding-motorway-117mph-Ferrari-year-old-son-slept-seat.html#ixzz2CKDF0nU6

    Will it be as lenient as Harriet Harman who pays less for her insurance despite having nine points compared to any man with zero points and 10 years claim free?

  35. 118
    steve smith says:

    David Nixon now there’s a name to conjure with

  36. 123
    Today's_BBC_Director-General says:

    OK guys, I get the message!
    So look, no Savile Christmas tribute this year, OK!
    Instead, on Christmas Day we have the Gary Glitter Special, featuring Jonathan King and The Bay City Rollers (and their manager), and a long segment about Michael Jackson. Plus The Brotherhood of Man, singing Save Your Kisses For Me (even though you’re only three), a great favourite of Lord McAlpine’s, I gather.
    How’s about that, then, guys ‘n’ gals! (I’m referring to my massive pay-off).

  37. 124
    Anonymous says:

    It is wrong that he has been named. Until he is charged he should be treated as anonymous, ortherwise what’s the difference between this and falsely accusing someone on Twitter?

  38. 125
    Andy says:

    You know the world has gone mad when Judge Judy starts taking off her clothes…

    http://thegloss.com/fashion/judge-judy-bikini-621/

  39. 127
    Skid_Marx says:

    Does she share that face with Shirley Bassey?


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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).

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