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Court Clerk: Emil Dutton your honour, aka Mr Froufrou. Charged with gambling, disorderly conduct, inciting a riot, attempted assault, attacking an officer and resisting arrest.
Judge Harry Stone: What, no lewd behaviour?
Dutton: I was too drunk.
Night Court, "Wonder Drug"

His eyes were cold and his demeanour patronising. I recall clearly the disappointment for the young boy for whom I suspect the whole experience was daunting and overwhelming. The other actors and I had worked hard over a couple of days to create a relaxed atmosphere, but the first and only time he saw Savile was when he came on the set when the cameras were rolling. At least it was I who got to put the Jim'll Fix It medallion around his neck.

There is of course a huge difference between finding someone creepy and patronising and suspecting them of being a sexual predator. I only hope the BBC's failure to investigate him does not tarnish, in the eyes of the world, an organisation that has rightly been regarded as a bastion of honest and honourable broadcasting for decades.

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