The Times prints cut-out Jimmy Savile Halloween mask


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Too soon? Yeah, almost definitely. That's never stopped bad taste Halloween costumes before, though.

On page 29 of today's copy of The Times you can find your very own cut-out and keep Jimmy Savile mask. It's the kind of stunt you'd expect from The Sun, but 'the paper of record'?

In fairness, the mask is not from a photograph, but an illustration by Times cartoonist Peter Brooks, and thus could be interpreted as a satire of the idea that a tabloid paper might publish such an item. But it's also a Jimmy Savile Halloween mask.