March 1999. New York. Tim Fountain and Bette Bourne are going to meet Quentin Crisp. Tim is writing a play about Quentin in which Bette will play Mr Crisp. Six months on the show opens in London and Quentin is gone...
THE SIGNIFICANT DEATH OF QUENTIN CRISP
a documentary for Channel 4
November 1999. Quentin Crisp dies in a Manchester boarding house. Through interviews with family and friends we investigate the circumstances surrounding his final fatal trip to the homeland he professed to hate.