Tony Blackburn returns to BBC after being sacked over evidence to Savile inquiry
Radio 2 DJ Tony Blackburn - who was sacked over evidence he gave to the Jimmy Savile inquiry - has announced his return to the BBC, saying he "can't wait to get behind the mic again".
The 73-year-old broadcaster, a household favourite, claimed he had been made a "scapegoat" after he was taken off air following Dame Janet Smith's review into sexual abuse at the BBC.
The corporation said it stood by the findings of the review and the decision to take Blackburn off air at the start of this year, but that he would be back on Radio 2 in January.
Blackburn has strenuously... read more
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