BBC Four is set to celebrate Kenny Everett in new single drama The Best Possible Taste
The Best Possible Taste will be a 90 minute roller coaster ride through a golden-era of popular culture, lifting the lid on the complex life of a much-missed entertainment icon.
New television writer Tim Whitnall’s script centres on the unconventional love story between Kenny played by newcomer Oliver Lansley and his wife Lee Middleton, played by Corrie favourite Katherine Kelly.
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BBC4 is to air a new biopic on the life of comedian Kenny Everett, who sadly died in April 1995 aged 50 from an AIDS related illness.
Fans of a certain age will of course remember Kenny – who was born Maurice James Christopher Cole – best from his self-titled show, in which he played a number of characters, such as Sid Snot, Angry of Mayfair, Marcel Wave and Cupid Stunt.
Former Celebrity Big Brother housemate Cleo Rocos regularly featured on the sketch show, and a number of pop and TV stars made cameo appearances, including Rod Stewart, Billy Connolly, Kate Bush, Cliff Richard, Freddie Mercury, Terry Wogan, Suzi Quatro and Julian Lloyd Webber.
The new feature length film, which is entitled, The Best Possible Taste, will star Oliver Lansley as Kenny and former Corrie star Katherine Kelly as his wife, Lee Middleton… Read more & comment »