He was a pocket gay, an anarchist, a friend of the Beatles, a mad dolly, a person with AIDS… so there’ll be no shortage of material when they get round to making Number One in Heaven, a film of the life of the person that is Mr. Kenny Everett.
It’s not been confirmed by the Beeb (apparently, Kenny invented the word Beeb, to refer to Her Majesty’s Broadcasting Corporation) but the Beeb is apparently making the movie. The only problem, Kenneth was so teeny tiny they can’t find an actor small enough to play him. Except for Tom Cruise. And he won’t play a gay. Not in public, at any rate.
The word is, they may even use a woman for the part. Women dressed as men dressed as women! What is this? Victor/Victoria?
See Kenny’s best-loved character, Cupid Stunt, rapping in the company of near naked men at a venue that seems to us not wholly unlike London’s glittering Chariots Roman Spa. It’s over that jump. That one there…