Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 40min
  • Directed by: Steve Sullivan
  • Cast: Frank Sidebottom, Johnny Vegas, Ross Noble, John Cooper Clarke

Biopic of Chris Sievey, who found fame on Saturday morning kids TV shows in the 80s and 90s as the bizarre Frank Sidebottom, a character with a bulbous papier-mâché head. Sullivan’s film pays affectionate tribute to Sievey’s artistic spirit, promotional powers and ceaseless creativity without failing to count the cost on his family life.

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The Grand, Clitheroe (0.0 miles)

18 York Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2DL
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Fri 28 Jun

  • 19:30

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Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

25 Mar 20193 stars

The colourful character behind Frank Sidebottom is the subject of an affectionate documentary

For those of a certain generation, Frank Sidebottom was a perennial presence on children's Saturday morning TV shows. For others he was a rock star. With his bulbous papier-mâché head, he was certainly unique. But who was he? Directed by Steve Sullivan…

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