Kray twin’s author puts word out for Reggie’s brother-in-law Frank Shea

Barbara Windsor’s biography ghost-writer has put the word out in his search for the brother-in-law of one of the Kray twins.

Robin McGibbon, who also ghosted Charlie Kray’s autobiography, ‘Me and My Brothers’, wants to find Frank Shea to help put together a new book on the notorious East End gangland family of the 1950s and 60s.

“He would have seen a side of the Krays that no one else did,” the former Fleet Street journalist told the Advertiser.

“I’ve been trying to find Frank for more than six years, without success. There must be readers who know where to find him.

“Millions of words have been written about the Krays—but no-one has heard Frank’s story.”


You may also want to watch:


Frank Shea’s sister Frances committed suicide two years after marrying Reggie Kray.

McGibbon wants help finding Frank for the new book he is researching about the notorious twins who were jailed for life in 1969 when their violent, criminal empire run from their home in Bethnal Green collapsed.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter