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BEST POSSIBLE TASTE : THE KENNY EVERETT STORY

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  • SYNOPSIS
    This 90 minute BAFTA Award winning single-drama, written by Tim Whitnall, premiered on BBC Four at 9.00 on 3rd October 2012. Starring Oliver Lansley as Kenny and Katherine Kelly as Lee Middleton, directed by James Strong and produced by Paul Frift for Mammoth Screen/BBC Wales, this tilt-a-whirl, emotionally supercharged trip through the turbulent life of the iconoclastic ‘Scouse that roared’, received acclaim from audiences and critics alike.

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    AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
    2013 BAFTA TELEVISION CRAFT AWARDS
    WINNER: TIM WHITNALL - BREAKTHROUGH TALENT

    To see the Nominees and Winners at the 2013 BAFTA Television Craft Awards
    To see Tim receiving the award and his acceptance speech
    To view Tim’s Q&A page on the BAFTA Guru site

    2013 ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY AWARDS NOMINATED: ACTOR (MALE) - OLIVER LANSLEY

    2013 BROADCASTING PRESS GUILD AWARDS
    NOMINATED: BEST SINGLE DRAMA

    2013 BROADCAST DIGITAL AWARDS
    NOMINATION: BEST SCRIPTED PROGRAMME
  • REVIEWS
    ‘Funny and poignant’ TV TIMES

    ‘Imaginative and superbly performed... A lovely surprise’
    THE TIMES

    ‘Excellent... Wickedly funny... Powerful’
    DAILY TELEGRAPH

    ‘A 90-minute rollercoaster ride’
    DAILY EXPRESS

    Tim Whitnall’s affectionate and even-handed biopic’… Astonishing’ TIME OUT (Critics Choice)

    ‘Fab’ HEAT

    ‘Inventive... Tender and ebullient’ RADIO TIMES

    ‘Best possible way to remember a true pioneer’
    THE INDEPENDENT

    ‘Beautiful’... Smart and fun’ SUNDAY TIMES

    ‘A brilliant biopic’... Tim Whitnall’s clever script’
    THE NEW STATESMAN

    ‘Uncanny accuracy and depth... Beautifully inventive’
    THE SCOTSMAN

    ‘The biggest show of the night in the digital universe...’
    BROADCAST

    ‘Touching’ DAILY MIRROR (Pick of The Day)

    ‘A fine swan song for BBC4’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

    ‘An affectionate drama’ MAIL ON SUNDAY