Charles Hawtrey, the skinny one with the granny glasses, was everybody's favourite in the "Carry On" films.
Incorporating interviews with the major players, this biography examines Hawtrey's origins as a child star and as a performer in revue and the Will Hay films. it looks at his career on radio and television, and then at the sad, slow decline of a belligerent, alcoholic recluse on the Kent coast.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, portraits
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 07/10/2002
- Category: Individual actors & performers
- ISBN: 9780571210893