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Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me

Candid and poignant drama about the comedian Frankie Howerd and the relationship with his long-term, long-suffering manager, and gay partner, Dennis Heymer. Despite his overtly camp persona, Howerd kept his companionship with Heymer under wraps for 35 years, until his death in 1992. Yet through career disaster, social stigma, illegality, numerous infidelities and Howerd's own deep-seated issues about his homosexuality, their love endured.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Sun 10 Feb 2013 23:00


Role Contributor
Frankie HowerdDavid Walliams
Dennis HeymerRafe Spall
Ruth HeymerMelanie Hill
SheridanPeter Sandys-Clarke
JaneSally Leonard
RogerPaul Anderson
GunmanBenedict Martin
Rent BoyChris New
PromoterPeter Harness
Dr LingPaul Courtenay-Hyu
Peter CookDavid Reed
Lighting TechnicianTom Allen
ProducerBen Evans
DirectorJohn Alexander
WriterPeter Harness