The Reckoning

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The Reckoning

In the 2000s, as his career and influence began to wane, Savile made increasingly desperate attempts to conceal the truth. Yet his crimes didn't come to light during his lifetime.

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Series 1
Savile is asked to host Jim’ll Fix It. Now at the peak of his fame and influence, Savile's status allowed him to hide in plain sight and silence the victims of his crimes.
Now at the height of his fame, Savile engineers more opportunities for charity work to further conceal his abusive behaviour.
In the early 60s, Jimmy Savile became famous as a DJ in the dance halls of Leeds and Manchester. He ran sell-out dances for young people - but was also able to exploit this position.