A number of Jimmy Savile’s victims have requested to visit the set of a controversial BBC drama in which Steve Coogan plays the paedophile TV presenter.
Coogan said: “To play Jimmy Savile was not a decision I took lightly.
However, speaking to The Sun, writer Neil McKay said that some of Savile’s victims have asked to attend filming and meet Coogan while he is dressed as the paedophile on set.
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