UPDATE 1-BBC bosses unaware of star's sex crimes, but culture flawed

February 25, 2016 10:54 AM

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LONDON Feb 25 The BBC was guilty of serious failings over Jimmy Savile, the late TV presenter revealed to have been one of Britain's most prolific sex offenders, a major report by a former judge said on Thursday.

It said senior managers were not made aware of what he was up to, because of a prevailing culture in which staff were fearful of making complaints, especially about top stars known internally as "The Talent".

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