Gary Glitter

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Gary Glitter will not receive Joker royalties, say rights holders
Snapper Music and Universal Music Publishing Group say they own the rights to the singer’s catalogue and do not pay him

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, Oct, 2019 @7:49 AM

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Could Gary Glitter really make hundreds of thousands from the Joker film?
The convicted paedophile could profit from the use of one of his tracks. Should those convicted of crimes continue to earn money from their intellectual property?

Eamonn Forde

07, Oct, 2019 @2:43 PM

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Joker – the incels, the incitement, the ending: discuss with spoilers
Joaquin Phoenix’s cackling baddie is unleashed today – here’s your chance to talk about whether Todd Phillips is trolling us, or if his film deserves all the Oscars it can get

Jordan Hoffman

04, Oct, 2019 @11:53 AM

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Too toxic to touch? Tribute acts in the age of #MeToo
You’d think it’d be a hard time to be a Michael Jackson impersonator – yet business is booming for some acts mimicking problematic stars. Jack Needham finds out more

Jack Needham

05, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy by Simon Reynolds – review
From Bowie to T-Rex, glam was a gaudy, fun reaction to serious beardy music, as well as a risky celebration of androgyny. Put on your silver platform boots

Sukhdev Sandhu

07, Oct, 2016 @6:01 AM

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1,400 investigated in child sex abuse inquiry, including politicians
Officer leading Operation Hydrant inquiry says out of 1,433 alleged offenders 76 were politicians, 43 were from music industry and 135 were from TV, film or radio

Sandra Laville

20, May, 2015 @11:42 AM

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Gary Glitter case exposes society’s double standards | Letters
Letters: The work of Gary Glitter and Rolf Harris, seen as trivial, is airbrushed from history. If the child abuser was a renowned artist, writer or film-maker there would be a different reaction

02, Mar, 2015 @7:50 PM

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The Gary Glitter fans who still follow the leader
Paul Gadd may be one of the most reviled figures in British pop right now, but a growing number of fans are proclaiming their undying loyalty for the glam-rock star on Facebook. They explain why they still wanna be in his gang

Alexis Petridis

01, Mar, 2015 @6:00 PM

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Their crimes provoke repulsion but it is our duty to rehabilitate sex offenders
In the wake of Stoke Mandeville’s report on Jimmy Savile, an award-winning project that works with prisoners has cut reoffending rates by 83%

Peter Stanford

01, Mar, 2015 @12:03 AM

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex offences
Singer convicted of string of offences in 1970s and 1980s, including attempted rape of an eight-year-old child

Karen McVeigh

05, Feb, 2015 @6:05 PM

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Gary Glitter: career pressure led me to download child sex abuse images
Tearful singer, who denies abusing three girls, says he was ‘in a very bad place’ regarding 1999 conviction

Karen McVeigh

28, Jan, 2015 @1:21 PM

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I never took fans backstage because I was cleaning my wig, says Gary Glitter
Singer tells trial he could not have assaulted girls after concerts as he was alone cleaning his wig to hide his baldness

Karen McVeigh

27, Jan, 2015 @8:05 PM

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