"Now then young man, you wrote to me to ask if you could meet
Evel Knievel…How’s about that?" New-age Santa Jimmy Saville promised
to fulfil the dreams of thousands of children who wrote to his show,
mostly wanting to meet The Bay City Rollers.
Thousands of requests flooded in. The winners, who each went away
with a shiny ‘gold’ medal, were usually those who asked to visit
a biscuit factory or learn how to feed the poor.