Out Now: The Kenneth Williams Companion
The Kenneth Williams Companion is the first, and only, definitive book on the career of beloved actor Kenneth Williams. The book details all his stage, radio, TV, recordings and film work as a chronology.
Written by Adam Endacott this 700 page volume brings together an in-depth and comprehensive guide to all his credits with fascinating facts, and memories from his contemporaries, many of whom haven’t spoken before. This book is everything you ever needed to know about the career of one of Britain’s greatest comedy actors, from a career spanning 40 years.
“Much has been written about the person that was Kenneth Williams, but a full and detailed appreciation of his body of work has been neglected and this book is here to rectify this and catalogue the career of a genius,” writes Adam. “As my hero, I have been collecting and researching Kenneth’s life for over 25 years and is a project that has been inspired as a work of passion and to ensure that his 40 year career is documented for existing and future generation of fans.”
“I hope readers will discover that he wasn’t just in the Carry On films and a turn on the chat show circuit – in fact he had an immense body of work across all the mediums, even though he would write in his diary that he didn’t have much work! I think there will be some surprises in some of the projects that he was involved with and with contributions from a wealth of his friends and colleagues, some who have never spoken before, with new and never told before anecdotes and stories.”
The book will be launched on 15th April at a special event at Elstree studios with many of Kenneth’s friends and fans including Valerie Leon, Lorraine Chase, Jeremy Swan, Patricia Franklin, Nanette Newman, Morris Bright and impressionists Robin Sebastian and Colin Elmer.
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The Kenneth Williams Companion is still available at a specially discounted price of £19.99! Stop messin’ about and get your copy today!