Janet Smith

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Janet Smith in her back garden as she gets ready to run in aid of Purple House Cancer Support

A 74-year-old woman is walking and running around her back garden for 4km everyday, with the aim of completing the equivalent of two marathons to rais(...)

File photograph of Jimmy Savile in 1981. Dame Janet Smith’s review found there was a culture of “reverence and fear” towards celebrities at the BBC. Photograph: PA Wire

Jimmy Savile “would gratify himself sexually on BBC premises whenever the opportunity arose” and staff missed numerous opportunities to stop him, the(...)

The review is expected to reveal a culture of ignorance which “protected” Savile. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Publication of Dame Janet Smith’s report into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall carried out campaigns of abuse over decades at the BBC has been postpon(...)

A root-and-branch examination into the conduct of BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile is expected to uncover hundreds of victims . Photograph: Peter Jordan/PA Wire

A root-and-branch examination into the conduct of BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile is expected to uncover hundreds of victims and reveal a culture of igno(...)

Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall (left), leaves Preston Crown Court after it was announced he has admitted indecently assaulting 13 girls, the youngest aged nine. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

The BBC is to hold a separate investigation into abuse carried out by the broadcaster Stuart Hall while working at the corporation, it has said(...)