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Tony Blackburn on 'big personality' of Sir Jimmy Savile

30 October 2011 Last updated at 12:51 GMT

The DJ Tony Blackburn has paid tribute to his former radio colleague Sir Jimmy Savile who has died at the age of 84, just two days before his 85th birthday.

Sir Jimmy Savile was known for his trademark catchphrases, tracksuits and tinted glasses, as well as presenting the iconic programmes Jim'll Fix It and Top of the Pops.

Tony Blackburn was one of his former co-presenters on Top of the Pops. He reflected fondly on his memories of Sir Jimmy's "big personality".