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Radio

Radio comedy still misses Kenneth Williams

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27 February 2016

9:00 AM

27 February 2016

9:00 AM

It’s tempting to believe that somewhere in the bowels of Broadcasting House in London the voice of Kenneth Williams is still roaming, rich, ribald and ever-so-fruity, ready to jump out and surprise us. He was just so unmistakable on air, both fantastically intimate with the microphone and very aloof, but never better than playing someone totally off-the-wall.

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