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Louis Theroux: Savile (2016)

In light of numerous allegations of abuse and sexual violence against the late Sir Jimmy Savile, Louis Theroux re-examines his media relationship with the enigmatic public figure.

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Louis Theroux
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Theroux ... Himself - Presenter
Jimmy Savile ... Himself (archive footage)
Kat Ward Kat Ward ... Herself
Jonathan Ross ... Himself (voice) (archive footage)
Janet Cope Janet Cope ... Herself
Gill Stribling-Wright Gill Stribling-Wright ... Herself
Cherie Wheatcroft Cherie Wheatcroft ... Herself
Clive M. Jenns Clive M. Jenns ... Himself, Chérie Wheatcroft's husband (as Clive)
Sylvia Nicol Sylvia Nicol ... Herself
Prince Charles ... Himself (archive footage)
Princess Diana ... Herself (archive footage)
Susan Susan ... Herself, former optician
Tony Hall Tony Hall ... Himself (archive footage)
Angela Levin Angela Levin ... Herself
Sam Sam ... Herself
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In light of numerous allegations of abuse and sexual violence against the late Sir Jimmy Savile, Louis Theroux re-examines his media relationship with the enigmatic public figure.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

2 October 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Historien om Jimmy Savile See more »

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BBC Studios See more »
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1.78 : 1
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Jimmy Savile appears and is credited posthumously in this documentary. See more »

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Confronting the truth
15 April 2018 | by Majikat76See all my reviews

Certainly an interesting look in hindsight on the character and sexual crimes that Jimmy Saville committed. Along with interviews of past victims.

I'm a huge fan of Louis, and I hate to say that it feels as though this film was made more to put a distance and naivity onto the friendship that was once shared between the two, having said that as always Louis manages to pull good answers from the interviewees.


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