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How Jimmy Savile went from national hero to monster - Crimes That Shook Britain


Warning: This video contains discussions of an adult nature.
British household name, Jimmy Savile, went from a beloved national TV celebrity to one of Britain's most notorious criminals after hiding in plain sight for years. (Season 5 episode 1). Told through the eyes of those at the heart of the crimes, Crimes That Shook Britain analyses the events that led to such atrocities before examining the devastating effects that they have left in their wake. Using drama reconstructions, witness accounts, police interviews, archive news pieces and intimate access to victims and families; every episode of this compelling series explores the dark depths of some of Britain’s most infamous and disturbing cases.