Jimmy Savile has been a pop culture icon in England since the early 1960s when he was a host on BBC TV’s “Top Of The Pops,” NME Awards presenter and Radio One deejay. Savile’s pimpalicious fashion sense, platinum page boy, monumental cigar and ego converge in a larger than life character that is both charming and a wee bit appalling.
Jarvis Cocker presents his top ten rules for making the perfect television pop show. Rule number 8: Get Jimmy Savile. From British TV series “Favouritism.” As Savile blows hard, Cocker is like a sail in a hurricane.