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Nicky Campbell Shares 'Profound Effect' Abuse At Edinburgh School Has Had On Him

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BBC presenter Nicky Campbell has shared the “profound effect” the abuse he suffered at a Scottish private school during the 1970s has had on him.

The broadcaster spoke for the first time about witnessing incidents of both sexual and physical abuse at the Edinburgh Academy on an episode of his podcast Different on BBC Sounds.

During the episode he discussed his experiences with journalist Alex Renton, creator of the radio programme In Dark Corners, which explores abuse at Britain’s private schools.

Introducing his 5 Live show Nicky told listeners he was about to discuss a difficult subject, adding: “I know I am amongst friends but I may have a wobble but I know you’ll be with me.”

Nicky Campbell

Recalling his experiences, he said: “I was badly beaten up........

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