A woman who was once assaulted on camera by Jimmy Savile has spoken out about the forthcoming BBC drama based on the prolific celebrity paedophile.
In The Reckoning, which hits screens later this year, Savile will be played by Steve Coogan, the actor best known for the comic character Alan Partridge.
Sylvia Edwards was 18 years old when Savile assaulted her on camera during a recording of Top of the Pops.
“[Coogan] can act the idiot like Jimmy Savile was, but the sinister side I think maybe he might struggle,” she added.
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