"I had a conversation with the director and we came to an agreement on what was the most appropriate way to depict it."
Steve Coogan appears as Savile in the four-part series about one of the world’s most prolific sex offenders.
"I’m never going to live that one down, am I?"
"He's delighted with himself."
HuffPost UK understands right-wing activist Tommy Robinson has shared the PM's comments with his supporters.
George Eustice claims there's no link between mob attack and Boris Johnson's words, which were said "in the heat of the moment".
New poll also shows two-thirds of voters believe the PM should apologise for Jimmy Savile smear
The Commons Speaker told MPs that "words have consequences".
The prime minister has come under pressure to withdraw his remarks from many of his own MPs.
Peter Lilley's "both sides" argument adds to list of Conservative defences that include being part of the “cut and thrust” of politics.