Sir Jimmy Savile
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Sir Jimmy Savile: 'I've always been a bit odd'

Former DJ, TV presenter and charity fundraiser Sir Jimmy Savile has died.

In 2006 he spoke to the BBC's Stephen Nolan about his life.

Savile started out as a dance hall DJ in the 1950s, before making his name as a broadcaster on Radio Luxembourg. In this interview he talks about running 52 different dance halls.

He was one of the first DJs on BBC Radio 1 and launched Top of the Pops in 1964.

This interview was first broadcast on the Stephen Nolan Show on BBC Radio 5 Live

  • 29 Oct 2011