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Bridget Jones author reveals Jimmy Saville couldn't be left alone with children on Jim'll Fix It


Added 11-13-19 03:36:02am EST - “Helen Fielding, the author of Bridget Jones, worked for the BBC show after graduating Oxford University and says producers 'must have known' about Savile's behaviour.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Bridget Jones author: Saville couldn't be left alone with children”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Helen Fielding, the author of Bridget Jones, says the Jim'll Fix It team had a rule that Jimmy Savile couldn't be left alone with children on set.   

The writer, 61, who worked for the BBC show in her early 20s, says producers 'must have known' about Savile's behaviour to have made the rule.

When asked whether she had any suspicions about Savile, she said: 'Well, we always said: ''Don't leave Jimmy alone with the children''.

Helen Fielding, who worked for the BBC show in her early 20s, says producers 'must have known' about Savile's behaviour

Joking about her time on the show after leaving university, Helen told the School of Life event at London's Emmanuel Centre: 'I always had aspirations to be quite literary and intellectual - but I worked for Jim'll Fix It, and things like that.'  

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