Along with a gaggle of smart (just ask us!) young men in New York,
I worked with Tony Hendra on a number of humor projects two decades
ago. Beyond our wit, we all shared one attribute --- in the words
of the lone female on the team, "You're all guys who don't want to
go home." My reason was prosaic: no girlfriend. Hendra's, it turns
out, was more complicated.
Tony Hendra never talked about his background. I assumed that he
was, like the rest of us, -in flight from something --- you don't