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The Unforgettable...

ITV documentary. 38 episodes (5 series), 2000 - 2012. Stars Daniel Abineri.

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.

Full synopsis

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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.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 21st December 2010
60 minutes


  1. Tuesday 25th December 2012 at 12:45am on ITV
  2. Monday 15th April 2013 at 10:35pm on ITV

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Barry Cryer Self
Richard Mawbey Self
Lynda Baron Self
Roy Hudd Self
Annie Galbraith Self
Richard Barber Self
Ceri Dupree Self
Peter Elliott Self
Lionel Blair Self
Ronnie Corbett Self
Toni Palmer Self
Danny La Rue Self (Archive Material)
Martin Glyn Murray Narrator
Production team
Mark Turnbull Director
Dave Lewis Series Producer
Mark Turnbull Producer
John Quinn Executive Producer
Alex Muggleton Editor

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