Stuart Hall (presenter)

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Hall in 2010

Sir James Stuart Hall (born 25 December 1929) is a British former radio and television presenter. He is a sex offender who is in prison.

Hall was born in Ashton-under-Lyne,[1] Lancashire, England. He was raised in Hyde, Cheshire and Glossop, Derbyshire. He studied at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.

Hall presented light entertainment show It's a Knockout as well as sport coverage and news on the BBC. He is a lifelong Manchester City F.C. supporter.

In April 2013, Hall was arrested and charged with having indecently assaulted 13 girls aged between 9 and 17, between 1967 and 1986. He was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment.[2] His trial began at Preston Crown Court on 6 May 2014 for 15 counts of rape and five of indecent assault against two girls that allegedly happened from 1976–1981.[3] He was convicted of two counts of indecent assault but was acquitted of all the other charges.

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  1. BBC profile
  2. Stuart Hall jail term doubled
  3. Stuart Hall denies child rape charges