An Audience with Grimaldi
Starring Tony Lidington
An Audience with Grimaldi: four 15 minute episodes broadcast on ol’ BBC Radio 7, Dec – Jan 2011.
The great clown tells his life story: a stage childhood, a violent father, personal happiness and tragedy.
The pantomime star invents a new sort of clown and, after an on-stage accident, finds a new love.
The great clown reveals his money troubles and the ‘arduous’ life of a pantomime star.
The great clown begins to literally suffer for his art. Plus a tale of tragedy at ‘the Wells’.