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BBC 'horrified' over Savile claim

The BBC has said it is "horrified" over claims the DJ and presenter Sir Jimmy Savile sexually abused teenage girls on its premises in the 1970s.

The BBC has said it is "horrified" over claims the DJ and presenter Sir Jimmy Savile sexually abused teenage girls on its premises in the 1970s.

The claims are made in a documentary due to be aired on ITV on Wednesday.

Earlier, Surrey Police referred an allegation of rape against the late presenter to the Metropolitan Police.

The BBC's arts correspondent David Sillito gave more information on the BBC News Channel.

  • 02 Oct
  • From the section UK