Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me
Drama starring David Walliams as the comedian Frankie Howerd, looking at the relationship with his long-term, long-suffering manager and partner, Dennis Heymer.
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.
|Frankie Howerd||David Walliams|
|Dennis Heymer||Rafe Spall|
|Ruth Heymer||Melanie Hill|
|Rent Boy||Chris New|
|Dr Ling||Paul Courtenay-Hyu|
|Peter Cook||David Reed|
|Lighting Technician||Tom Allen|