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An Audience with Kenneth Williams (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  23 December 1983 (UK)
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The British comedy star entertains a celebrity audience with stories of his life and career.

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The British comedy star entertains a celebrity audience with stories of his life and career.

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Oh Matron! Classic laughs from one of Britain's most favorite and unique comic actors.

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Kenneth Williams: She had a long nose like the Malay Peninsula. With a large wart at Singapore. There was a hair on that wart, it used to crack like a whip each time she sneezed.
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what an honour it is for us to have him
23 October 2001 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This 1982 Granada television recording of Kenneth Williams talking to and answering questions from an audience of friends and coworkers reveals Williams as actor, singer and brilliant comediene. It begins with Kenneth in his dressing room speaking directly to the camera as the audience arrives, then we see Kenneth on stage, telling the studio audience of his life as an entertainer in the army, the theatre, revue, on radio, television and film. My favourite anecdotes are his working with Orson Welles on Moby Dick, his observations of Noel Coward, Edith Evans, a touching remembrance of Hatti Jacques, his impression of Phil Silvers and Sinatra meeting the Pope, coping with fame, and the demonstrations of the different kinds of humour. He sings the folk parody "The Young Court Wangler", and a parody of French songs "Crepe Suzette". Kenneth's hilarious vocal ability and moral innocence make him an individual talent.


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