Library acquires Kenneth Williams’ diaries
3 December 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Kenneth Williams was an avid diary-keeper for more than 40 years.
Personal letters and diaries belonging to Carry On star Kenneth Williams have been acquired by the British Library.
The collection includes 43 diaries and approximately 2,000 letters spanning the actor’s career, from the age of 18 until his death in 1988.
It was gifted to the library by his friend and neighbour Paul Richardson.
The 1950 edition of the diary, as well as a letter from the archive, will be on display in the Library’s permanent exhibition space later this month.
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Source:: BBC Entertainment