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Born Brilliant: The Life Of Kenneth Williams

BBC Radio 4 documentary. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2010. Features Nicholas Boulton.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 29th November 2010

In the first episode, the young Kenneth Williams shows academic promise and an instinct for comedy, but his father tells him he must learn a trade.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 30th November 2010

Williams is an established star of the Carry On films and is offered a role in a new radio comedy series.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 1st December 2010

We come across the closest thing Williams came to having a love affair.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 2nd December 2010

Walliams joins close friends Tom and Clive on holiday in Morocco.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 3rd December 2010

Williams is now the voice of Willo The Wisp; a regular on television chat shows and BBC Radio 4's Just A Minute; and is invited to direct Joe Orton's play, Loot.