The BBC sure knows how to pick em. In the early 1930s they commissioned a sculptor named Eric Gill to institutionalise the dorian philosophy into cold hard stone above the entrance of their broadcasting headquarters. Since that time they have stubbornly refused to remove it, even after all plausible deniability of its symbolism was stripped away when it was revealed the sculptor not only raped own his daughters, something which could’ve been inferred from his membership to the Fabian Society, but also his dog as well. Something recently learnt of a former BBC crocodile expert.
The statue then somehow passed the taste test through the Jimmy Savile “Scandal”, to be left unapologetically in central London as a reminder of the institutions staying power, where it has since been defaced and restored. A cycle I expect will repeat itself into a rich tradition until eventually, not only the statue itself, but the entire edifice of the BBC building is ensconced in glass to shield it from the grubby little fingers of the poors.
Much of the BBCs relevancy for the past decade seems to have been maintained through its ability to generate an endless torrent of news coverage on investigations into itself for historic child sex abuse. As it currently stands, the only real difference between the BBC and Catholic Church regarding this matter, is the BBC still maintains the power to clean up after itself.
They have achieved this by framing a pattern of investigations into BBC employees and icons, as a series of unrelated ‘scandals’ in which the broadcaster has been ‘embroiled’.
They generally handle these by amplifying false allegations made by an accuser, which aren’t hard to find if sought after, and use this to flip the media narrative from the ‘accused’ to ‘wrongly accused’. This muddies the waters between the two and forces accountings of the investigation to retreat into vague euphemisms as the details become convoluted.
Basically, the BBC either wait for a tabloid slipup, or outright instigate one at the cost of a defamation suit, then use this to bring into question the entire investigation. Coverage is then ended on this uncertain note, which is force edited into wikipedia by the freaks who handle that business. The BBC then launch an ‘independent inquiry’ into themself by selecting favorable peerage sluts from the civil service who know what is expected of them.
Like many information authorities, things started to go awry for the BBC around the turn of the 21st century. Internet connections became household staples and people tapped into the greatest bane of those who try to get them to reject common sense for contorted rationalisations of the world. That bane is pattern recognition.
BBC child sex allegations, which are known of, date back to the launch of pop radio broadcast stations Radio One, Two, and Luxembourg in the late 1960s. A founding BBC Radio One DJ named Chris Denning, who fluffed up invasive species like The Beatles, is the genesis for historic inquiries into these, now in the 21st century.
Denning was first charged for child sex offenses in 1985, but it wasn’t until November 1997 that his activities raised an eyebrow at something institutionalised. He was arrested in Prague as the head of an international child porn operation alongside three other men. According to Czech authorities Denning and these men had been hooking boys as young as seven on cocaine and using them to produce pornography distributed globally online.
Denning’s arrest came after Czech police received information from Scotland Yard, who at the time were investigating another British foreign national there named Warwick Spinks for production of snuff films. Spinks had fled the UK while on parole for raping a boy at knifepoint and selling him into an Amsterdam brothel in 1993. He’d linked up with Denning in Prague, Europe’s latest pedophile haven, where he started running a boy escort service.
“The court heard how he drugged and kidnapped one 14-year-old boy and took him to Amsterdam where he sold him to a gay brothel. Spinks had his sentence reduced to five years on appeal but while out on licence he fled the country. He finally set up home in Prague and formed links with ex-Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning, 71, another notorious paedophile.”
About a week after Denning’s arrest British glam rock artist Gary Glitter, whose career Denning helped catapult to the Top of the Pops in the 1970s, was arrested and questioned by police after child pornography was found on a computer he had taken to a repair store.
Dennings trial began in November 1998 and Glitter’s in January 1999.
During an interview with a journalist Denning denied being a pedophile and offered state of the art scientific evidence of this, provided by an adaptation of the empirical ‘lie detector’ test. “A sexologist was then brought in to test Denning’s sexuality by attaching a vacuum device, linked to a meter, to his penis. ‘they gave me pictures of boys to look at. If your penis twinges they take a reading. Mine only twinged when I looked at an 18-year-old, so they said I couldn’t technically be a paedophile, I was an ephebophile,’ Denning then asked, “Tell me. Have you any idea what’s happened to Gary?”
In regards to Gary, it should be noted that the term ‘child pornography’ as it’s reported in the press, can range anywhere from naked children artistically posed right through to them being murdered. Using this as a 1 to 10 scale, the images found on Glitter’s computer appear to have been around a hard 7 or 8. They featured acts of torture on victims as young as 2 years-old. Infants.
Glitter had hoarded a near 4000 of these images on his computer, which he had downloaded from specially encrypted members only webservers. Presumably one of these had been run by his old pal Chris Denning. If Denning was running around with Warwick Spinks in Prague, then the pornography he was involved with would’ve been hard. Spinks was known to traffick in, at the very least torture porn, though very likely snuff films.
Glitter received a 4-month sentence in ’99, and with his music career ended, went on a child sex tour of south east asia which eventually ended in Vietnam where he was arrested for the rape of two girls aged 10 and 11.
While Denning was on trial in Prague, a BBC presenter of the series Crimewatch named Jill Dando was assassinated on her doorstep in April 1999. She was shot in the head at close range, in what was deemed a ‘professional job’. Years later a former friend and colleague of hers claimed that in the mid 1990s, “Dando tried to get BBC bosses to investigate an alleged paedophile ring in the corporation.”
“The information which paved the way for King’s downfall was first identified by the National Criminal Intelligence Service(NCIS), it emerged today. King first came to the attention of its Serious Sex Offenders Unit following a sex abuse case in the Czech Republic in 1997”
In November 2000 King was charged with historic counts of child sex abuse(CSA) against boys based on allegations made by three men, who alleged King used them for sex while they were underage in the 70s and 80s. King was charged with 16 counts of CSA against boys(some reports state 27 men came forward with allegations against King going back 32 years), and he was convicted for 5 of these counts in 2001. Right after King’s conviction investigators put in an extradition request for Chris Denning to face charges in the UK as well. This was rejected by a judge though Denning was ordered to leave the Czech Republic. Denning appears to have skipped about Eastern European pedophile hotspots for a few years until he was deported back to the UK in 2005 to face 9 counts of CSA against boys.
During the early 2000s the investigation into King and Denning had led to a short lived broader investigation, called Operation Arundel, targeting a suspected pedophile ring of BBC celebrities who allegedly procured boys/girls for sex from an underage nightclub called the Walton Hop Disco during the 60s, 70s, and 80s. This led to the arrest of another BBC personality in 2003 but the charges against them were subsequently dropped.
After Savile’s death in October 2011 a floodgate holding back allegations against him opened. First a few, then some more, and finally too many to ignore. In December 2011 BBC chief Mark Thompson killed a Newsnight program covering allegations made by 10 of these women. So Savile’s accusers went to another broadcaster ITV, who announced intentions to release an expose documentary on Savile in September 2012.
Well aware of the storm brewing on the horizon, during the middle months of 2012 the BBC discombobulated its upper hierarchy to confuse any incoming inquiry into its institutional accountability. Mark Thompson had already timely announced his departure as BBC chief around a month after Savile’s death, and was jettisoned across the Atlantic ocean to take over the authoritative narrative weaving spindle of the New York Times in August that year.
The allegations against Savile were then aired publicly by ITV in October 2012, which led to an investigation by Metropolitan police called Operation Yewtree. Now, this has been framed as an investigation into Savile, but remember, Saville was dead. This was actually an investigation into the BBC and his former associates there who could still face prosecution. Much like Marc Dutroux, Savile is just a leaping off point into the deep end of the pool for whoever wants to take that dive.
The initial Operation Yewtree investigation looked into accusations of a highly organised pedophile ring at the BBC, which not only included famous personalities, but its own operational level employees too.
One woman who was abused by Savile as a ward at a group foster home called Duncroft, alleged she and two other girls from the home were driven to the BBC studios and raped in Savile’s dressing room by Savile, Gary Glitter, and a third famous BBC personality. You can already see with the mention of Gary Glitter how this investigation circled back to the one into Jonathan King and Chris Denning in 2001.
Glitter was arrested in October 2012 and convicted of historic CSA related to Operation Yewtree charges. The arrest of Chris Denning followed in June 2013, and he was convicted of historic CBA against 24 boys. One of these Denning had allegedly raped at Jimmy Savile’s house. Jonathan King was then arrested and charged in 2015, though these charges would eventually be dropped, during an interlinked investigation revisiting the one from 2001 into the Walton Hop disco, called Operation Ravine.
Among other BBC personalities convicted of charges brought against them during Operation Yewtree were former BBC Radio One DJ Dave Lee Travis(his convicted was mild - groping breast of female colleague), BBC presenter Stuart Hall, and by far the biggest scalp, Rolf Harris. Others who were charged but later had these dropped due to lack of evidence were BBC TV presenter Jim Davidson and BBC TV personality Freddie Star.
Perhaps one could argue Operation Yewtree was an investigation into the UK entertainment industry at large, as opposed to the BBC itself, which just so happens to largely be the institutionalisation of the UK entertainment industry. If that is true, then why would anyone differentiate between the two? To remove accountability of course.
A counter narrative of ‘the wrongly accused’ that developed during Operation Yewtree was largely based on the two instances which led to successful defamation suits against the BBC. Which is to say the BBC are responsible for any claims of a ‘media witch hunt’ which could be used to bring into question the investigation into itself.
In November 2012, at the very beginning of Operation Yewtree, the BBC paid out defamation damages to a prominent 1980s conservative politician named Lord McAlpine they’d falsely implicated in the investigation during a Newsnight report which aired claims by a victim who had misidentified him as an abuser.
The second case was brought against them by former BBC TV star and singer Cliff Richards, who was accused but never arrested. When police showed up at Richards home in June 2014, the BBC were lying in wait with a camera crew and aired breaking news round the clock coverage of police raid his home throughout the day, even bringing out the helicopter for aerial shots. This later led to a £2m defamation settlement by the BBC in 2019.
These ‘slip-ups’ balanced the media narrative more evenly between ‘the accused’ and ‘wrongly accused’, and I would imagine detracted attention away from a far more interesting investigation into operational level employees at the BBC, Which is where evidence of its true culpability is found.
The first person to be charged with a CSA count in Operation Yewtree had been a former BBC chauffer named David Smith. A convicted pedophile who’d driven for Savile and other BBC celebrities during the 1980s, who had been used to ‘transport guests’ to and from the BBC studios. Smith was charged with the sexual assault of a boy he had driven to the BBC studios in 1984. Smith also would’ve been the first person brought to trial, if he hadn’t been found dead of a herion overdose the day before it commenced.
While it’s true pedophiles often kill themselves from the shame of being exposed, it’s also true murders are often framed to look like suicides.
To that point, David Smith had been living with the shame of 22 prior CSA convictions against young boys, the earliest of which dated back to 1966. In spite of this, or perhaps because of it, he was gainfully employed at the BBC in the 1980s. Perhaps the shame of this finally struck him just before his employment there was brought before the scrutiny of a court.
See, as the BBC intially worded things carefully at the time, they had “not found any record of David Smith being employed by or working for the BBC.” This is because they had employed Smith through a private company off the books, and used this to craftily infer he’d never worked there, “Court documents say there is 'no evidence to suggest any connection' between Smith and Savile, though the former 'was contracted to work as a driver for the BBC in the relevant period', it added.”
A month prior to when Smith was first arrested in December 2012, the head of employee tax at the BBC, coincidently also named David Smith which is how I came across this, admitted before a parliamentary committee, “that 25,000 contracts covering around 1,500 workers had been issued on a freelance, off-books basis, but insisted the Corporation abided by the rules. He conceded, however, that the use of so-called service companies, particularly by on-air ‘talent,’ allowed the BBC to "cut [its] exposure" in cases where the HMRC ruled that the person involved was not a genuine freelancer.”
To clarify this — the BBC was paying certain employees assigned to ‘on-air talent’, ’off the books’, ‘to cut its exposure’. At first glance this appears to be for tax purposes, but two of Smith’s victims gave up their anonymity in April 2014 to publicly accuse, “the BBC of covering up Smith’s abuse after the corporation refused to admit he ever worked for them.” According to one of them named Jason Little, “Smith got him a BBC pass and introduced him to scores of stars, including fellow paedophile Jimmy Savile.”, “He took me to parties with other men and kids. We were given drugs so they could attack us. Smith also took me to a big house outside Amsterdam where I was abused with other children. At the time I didn’t know what was happening to me. Smith used his BBC connections to groom children and even had a white Ford Granada with the number plate ‘372BBC’.”
The mention of child porn production in Amsterdam is interesting because the initial investigation into the BBC celebrity pedophile ring, Operation Arundel in 2001, had arisen from the investigation into Chris Denning in Prague 1997, which in turn had arisen from one by Scotland Yard into British foreign nationals trafficking kids into Amsterdam for use in pornography. According to an article from January 2014 entitled, ‘BBC embroiled in further scandal as executive filmed Dutch child abuse movies’, an anon source claimed Dutch and British authorities had met in 2013 to discuss an Amsterdam connection to an investigation into Joris Demmink there in 1997, and that ‘Boys from British care homes were allegedly ferried there to take part in sex films. Police have been told that the BBC employee was involved in the abuse and played a key role in distributing the films.”
In 2015 Smith’s name then resurfaced in a report regarding an alleged VIP chauffer service used by pedophile celebrities and politicians during the 1980s to procure children. A private chauffer company in London had allegedly been investigated after the 1979 disappearance of a boy who was the son of the personal chauffer of the Australian High Commissioner. According to the boy’s brother Martin Allen, “it was standard practice for the high commission to supplement its regular drivers with stand-in and casual drivers from a particular chauffeur firm located just across the Thames.”
“His[Martin Allen] research has revealed that this chauffeur firm had, at various times, employed Sidney Cooke, whose gang the “Dirty Dozen’’ would later be convicted and jailed for the torture and murder of three young boys in the 80s. Jimmy Savile’s chauffeur, David Smith, who killed himself last year before standing trial on sex charges, is believed to have had links to the same car company in the late 70s.”
In October 2015 a victim of Jimmy Savile named Georgina Martin stated she was frequently driven to his home by several different drivers, one of whom she’d been ‘pimped out’ to. The five drivers she mentioned were men other than David Smith. An interesting thing to note on this is one of the accusations now(2023) being made against Russel Brand from his time as a BBC personality.
“The BBC is facing urgent questions about Russell Brand amid allegations that he used its car service to pick up a 16-year-old girl from her school so that she could play truant and visit him at his home. The woman, who accuses Brand of grooming and sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager, remembers going to and from his home in north London in a chauffeur-driven car paid for by the corporation.”
Along with Brand a former BBC One Radio DJ named Tim Westwood, yeah another one, who suspiciously left the company in 2013 during Operation Yewtree, is now(2023) under investigation as well. These allegations are more reflective of the #MeToo era, but it appears the culture of comedic sadism persisted at the BBC right up until Savile’s very last gasp.
Brand is basically BBC dirty laundry they’ve dumped into the alt-media washing basket, and he shouldn’t have that stench washed from him. The BBC archives are full of stars like him jokingly alluding to on air what some of them were actually doing, or allegedly did. Almost as if tacitly gaining the public’s consent through confessing it disguised as a joke. And Savile’s jokes got pretty dark.
Saville once held up a drawing of himself and laughed, “It’s a photofit for the Yorkshire Ripper”, then quipped to a little girl in the crowd, “I kidnap girls like you”. Funny right? And Saville befriended the actual Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe. Hahaha get it? Who murdered his third victim Irene Richardson in the park right behind Savile’s penthouse. LOL! And in 1980 the police took moulds of Savile’s teeth to compare with bite marks found on the victims breasts. What a gag!
Comedy is a powerful thing. There’s a reason political pundits are comedians and comedians political pundits. It can effective disarm morality or any kind of belief, as it cuts deep down into that semi-unconscious fear people have of not being taken seriously.
People, most people, have a need to express things they believe are important and for it to be taken seriously by others. To deny them this need you simply laugh at them, or better yet, get a group of people to laugh at them with you. No person will remain in a social setting that denies them the need to be taken seriously. They will either change their beliefs to be taken seriously, or remove themselves from the environment. It takes a person of enormous will power to express something they believe to constant laughter.
This is why information authorities like the BBC are especially effective at brainwashing the classes of people whose need to be taken seriously is greatest — the expert/professional classes who are obsessed with status. And why in turn this method is less effective on the working classes less concerned with status because they don’t take themselves as seriously. This dynamic was on full display during the pandemic.
The whole thing relies on people's fear of sounding unhinged or becoming of unsound mind. It's not really a thought process so much as a cultural vibe picked up on, like fitting in at school or dancing in rhythm to the music to avoid looking spastic.
It seems I’m talking about conformity but it's more like taboo. Conformity is about a desire to identify with something that makes people feel good. When the attractive celebrity puts on the jacket or dress, people who want to feel attractive put on the jacket or dress. There's nothing inherently mean about this. It's just fashion playing on people's desires.
Taboo is a much more powerful and cruel kind of anti-fashion based on fear, that works through aversion to identifying with something people know will exclude them from fulfilling their needs. So they self-censor their beliefs to fulfil those needs.
Conformity is a cheap trick, taboo is a dire threat.
On any given dancefloor both forces are at play. A portion of people will be dancing to feel good, another portion out of fear, then perhaps a third out of rhythm, but only sarcastically as a joke. All of these are acceptable forms of dance. The first has embraced conformity and learnt to happily dance in rhythm. The second hasn't but is kept in line through the discipline of fear. While the third group has figured out they can dance happily out of rhythm so long as they acknowledge how unacceptable it would be to actually do so seriously.
There is a forth type of dancer though, one who dances happily out of rhythm without fear. A dancer beyond their control. This is how children dance before it's drilled out of them. It's like a triumphing of free will and the human spirit. Entirely unacceptable to the quiet mass observers of the dance halls controlled by Savile and his gang of BBC Radio One DJs. There they controlled the music played, and over the airwaves. It's about control. This is why the BBC will never remove that statue.
For the sake of balance, two good things to come out of the BBC during the 70s and 80s, which as far as I’m away have nothing to do with the cases dealt with here, were two of the very best television shows ever produced. The first is Yes, Minister, which expertly demonstrates the intricacies of how the deep state operates in Anglo parliamentary democracies. The other is I, Claudius. A thematically brutal adaption of Robert Graves novel on the frenzied rise and decline of Rome’s Julio-Claudian Imperial dynasty.Refs
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It should be noted Mark Thompson denies this. You may believe him if you wish.
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NOTE: Around that time it was also reported that cellmate of a child murderer named Ronald Jebson claimed Jebson had boasted of working as chauffeur for a luxury limousine company hired out to prominent persons in the 1970s. The cellmate claimed Jebson said the drivers were used to collect children and deliver them to pedophile parties, either from foster homes or from their own parents who were paid money.
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 ‘Russell Brand sent BBC chauffeur to pick up teenage girlfriend from school’, The Times, September 18 2023, https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bbc-russell-brand-chauffeur-teenage-girlfriend-assault-c23mg23zq
 'Jimmy Savile Admits To Be Yorkshire Ripper' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7Fhqavc_yM