Frankie Howerd was the master of innuendo. Now secret tapes reveal protests over his smuttiness drove him to drugs
Frankie Howerd in 'Up Pompeii'
Frankie Howerd Francis Alick "Frankie" Howerd OBE (6 March 1917, York – 19 April 1992) was an English comedian and comic actor whose career, described by fellow comedian Barry Cryer as "a series of comebacks", spanned six decades. A tortured genius could never reconcile to being gay, was complicated and difficult but loved by millions.
Frankie Howerd and Petula Clark in The Runaway Bus (1954) Directed by Val Guest
Frankie Howerd, Anita Harris, Hattie Jacques and June Jago. Carry On Doctor. 1967