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Steve Coogan To Play Jimmy Savile In New BBC One Drama

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Actor and comedian Steve Coogan is to play disgraced entertainer Jimmy Savile in a new BBC One drama.

Mini-series The Reckoning will tell the story of how the disgraced entertainer “rose from working-class origins to become one of the biggest stars of British television”.

It will also focus on Savile’s years of sexual abuse and the impact he had on his victims.

Alan Partridge star Coogan said: “To play Jimmy Savile was not a decision I took lightly. Neil McKay has written an........

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