Danny La Rue
Rather than “female impersonator”, Danny La Rue preferred the term “comic in a frock” and featured in many theatrical productions, such as “Hello Dolly” and pantomimes, as well as in films and TV shows.
Danny La Rue was one of the country’s most popular performers with a career spanning seven decades, and was awarded an OBE in 2002.
“Our Miss Fred” starred Danny La Rue as Fred Wimbush, and was directed by comedy veteran Bob Kellett who also directed the films “Are You Being Served?” with John Inman & Mollie Sugden, “Spanish Fly” with Terry-Thomas, “Up Pompeii” with Frankie Howerd, Barbara Murray, Madeline Smith, & Julie Ege, plus episodes of the Gerry Anderson television series “Space: 1999” with Martin Landau & Barbara Bain.
Danny La Rue also appeared in the comedy musical film “Every Day’s a Holiday” with John Leyton & Liz Fraser, “BBC Play of the Month” with Ronnie Barker, “Come Spy with Me” with Barbara Windsor & Irene Handl, and “The Coward Revue” with the two Ronnies, Ronnie Barker & Ronnie Corbett.
Also available as part of a group of 6 prints.
An official collaboration with Studiocanal, this print is part of the Funny Drag Icons collection of stylish pop art prints inspired by classic British drag artistes from film & TV comedies, featuring Art & Hue’s signature halftone style (halftone is an age-old technique that uses dots to make up the printed image, similar to newspapers or comic books).
Available in A4, A3, and A2 sizes to fit standard-size picture frames. Please note that black frame is not included – for a guide on choosing a frame size take a look here.
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