Sir Jimmy Savile's coffin is carried into the hotel in Leeds
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Fans view Sir Jimmy Savile's coffin in Leeds

The gold coffin of Sir Jimmy Savile has arrived at a hotel in Leeds to give his fans the opportunity to say their final goodbyes.

They will be able to pay their respects ahead of his funeral at St Anne's Cathedral in the city on Wednesday.

Sir Jimmy, 84, died at his Leeds home on 29 October. The BBC's Amanda Harper reports.

  • 08 Nov 2011
  • From the section UK