Tag Archives: Coleen Nolan

Jimmy Savile and the cult of celebrity: how could he not get away with it?

As more details emerge about Jimmy Savile’s behaviour as a sexual predator, what is becoming clear is that his status as a celebrity helped to protect him.  The question most people have asked, as the scale of his crimes is … Continue reading

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Finding Jimmy Savile: the Shaw report haunts England’s Archives

Finding Jimmy Savile: the Shaw report haunts England’s Archives The name of the title is instantly familiar to readers in the United Kingdom.  Jimmy Savile has been in the news because he has been accused of molesting young girls.  The … Continue reading

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