Frankie Howerd was the master of innuendo. Now secret tapes reveal protests over his smuttiness drove him to drugs

Frankie Howerd was the master of innuendo. Now secret tapes reveal protests over his smuttiness drove him to drugsHe brooded on the criticisms of self-appointed censor Mary WhitehouseA doctor prescribed the hallucinogenic drug LSD to help the actor Comedian suffered from bouts of self-disgust at his homosexualityHe told Cilla Black: 'If I could take a tablet to make me normal, I would' | UPDATED: 23:02 GMT, 28 December 2012 The bizarre home of comedian Frankie Howerd has been frozen in time since his death two decades ago. The life-size painting of Howerd over the fireplace, the 3D portrait of Elvis Presley, the gold velour sofa where the comic died . . . it is as though the house is waiting for Frankie to return

Secret letters reveal how Vanessa Redgrave nearly became the Archbishop"s stepmother

Secret letters reveal how Vanessa Redgrave nearly became the Archbishop's stepmotherActress was 23 when she accepted the proposal of Gavin Welby in 1960Mr Welby was twice her age, divorced and father to Justin WelbyThe future Archbishop previously admitted he knew little about his father | UPDATED: 08:07 GMT, 3 December 2012 Vanessa Redgrave came close to marrying the roguish father of the new Archbishop of Canterbury, secret letters have revealed.