BBC 'postpones' Sir Jimmy Savile Top Of The Pops re-runs


The BBC has scrapped scheduled screenings of old editions of Top Of The Pops hosted by Sir Jimmy Savile, following allegations of sex abuse by the star DJ.

A spokeswoman said plans to show vintage editions of the chart show over the next two Thursdays have been “postponed” while this was a “live issue”.

Archive shows have been screened on BBC4 each week for almost 18 months.

The move came as two more women went to the police yesterday to ...

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