Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (BBC-4 2012, Oliver Lansley)

Biopic Best Possible Taste told the life story of often controversial radio DJ and entertainment legend Kenny Everett (played superbly by Oliver Lansley) focusing on his long relationship with wife Lee and also the fact that he was for many years in the closet about his homosexuality.

production details
UK / BBC-4 / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast Wednesday 3 October 2012 @ 9.00pm

Writer: Tim Whitnall / Producer: Paul Frift / DIrector: James Strong

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Oliver Lansley as Kenny Everett
Katherine Kelly as Lee Everett-Alkin
Simon Callow as Dickie Attenborough
James Floyd as Freddie Mercury
Adam Garcia as Tony Windsor
Jonathan Kerrigan as John Alkin
James Wilby as Wilfred De’ath
Perry Millward as Maurice Cole
Glenn Wild as Jacko
Angela Lonsdale as Lily Cole
Tony Pitts as Tom Cole
Trevor White as Garner Ted Armstrong
Tomos Eames as Iolo
James McArdle as Toby Cardle
Leon Ockenden as Philip
Andrew Greenough as Michael Winner
Uriel Emil as Nikolai
Stefano Braschi as Pepe Flores
Don Gallagher as BBC senior producer
Mike Burnside as BBC commissionaire
Alex MacQueen as TV director
Deirdre Mullins as Receptionist
Remi Black as Dancer
Israel Donowa as Dancer
Bethany Harrison as Dancer
Christina Hoey as Dancer
Anabel Kutay as Dancer

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