Kenneth Williams: Becoming a Cult with Adam Endacott

Kenneth Williams: Becoming a Cult with Adam Endacott

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 19th Jan 2022

 Free

This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.

Explore the career of one of Britain's national treasures with cultural historian Adam Endacott.

As one of Britain's best loved and recognised personalities, Kenneth Williams declared himself a "cult in his own lifetime" but what made him so? This talk will look at the multifaceted talents of the iconic comedy genius who has continued to keep us all entertained through his legacy of work from his 40 year career in the world of entertainment. From early dramatic parts through to revue, the Carry On films, radio comedy and finally to the legendary chat show appearances, what was it that made Kenneth so unique?

Using footage, sound and images, this presentation will chart his success; showcasing the many faces of Kenneth whilst acting as a study of the talent which has made him a timeless national treasure.

About the speaker:

Adam Endacott is a Kenneth Williams aficionado and dedicated fan since early childhood. He has spent his life documenting and collecting everything Kenneth! A Communications Director who lives in London, he is the author of The Kenneth Williams Companion which was published in 2018 and The Kenneth Williams Scrapbook published in 2021.

Adam is the Editor of Architectural Technology Journal. He has also written reviews and articles for a variety of magazines.

Please note this will be a Zoom webinar.

All those who book will receive the LINK TO JOIN 48hrs before the event, and on the day of the event in an email from the library.


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This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 19th Jan 2022

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This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.

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