Actor Oliver Lansley on former Radio 1 DJ Kenny Everett: "He wanted the BBC to be a beacon of wonderfulness"

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Oliver Lansley plays Everett's Cupid Stunt


On Wednesday 3 October 2012, BBC Four screens a 90 minute drama telling the story of former BBC DJ and radio producer Kenny Everett who died in 1995. 

In a special interview for the About the BBC blog, actor Oliver Lansley who plays Everett in the drama talked about the experience of playing the role, the impact he believed the DJ had on radio and television and the relationship Kenny had with the Corporation. 

Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story is broadcast on Wednesday 3 October at 9pm on BBC Four. Read more on the BBC Media Centre website.  

The first of a two-part documentary series about Kenny Everett - Here's Kenny - is available via the BBC Radio 4 Extra website. His BBC Local Radio Years is broadcast on Saturday 6 October. 

BBC Radio 4 Extra are also giving fans an opportunity to hear Kenny's radio characters in a special series of 5 minute shorts.

Also available for download is Everett's appearance on Desert Island Discs

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