Series 4, Episode 6 - Danny La Rue
Long before Lily Savage
, La Cage Aux Folles
or Priscilla Queen Of The Desert
, there was Danny La Rue
, Britain's foremost female impersonator who single-handedly turned cross dressing into mainstream family entertainment.
From performing in the backstreets of Soho to becoming the highest paid entertainer in Britain, Danny La Rue was a showbusiness legend who, at the very peak of his career, lost both the love of his life and his entire fortune. This tribute includes interviews with Danny's closest friends including Ronnie Corbett, Barry Cryer, Roy Hudd, Lionel Blair and Lynda Baron.
- Tuesday 21st December 2010
- 60 minutes
Cast & crew