Russell Brand explains how he came to interview Jimmy Savile
1 February 2013 Last updated at 12:54 GMT
Russell Brand has spoken about how he came to interview the disgraced presenter Jimmy Savile.
The comedian was himself the centre of a BBC scandal after he and Jonathan Ross were suspended for making a prank call to the actor Andrew Sachs.
He told Nicky Campbell on 5 Live: "The public funding means there's a different moral obligation on the BBC... Obviously paedophilia is to be condemned, but the obligation of the employer is a different issue."