Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Saturday 9 Nov 2019, 18:00

Manchester native Chris Sievey dreamed of pop-music stardom but belated recognition only came incognito, through his loveably anarchic creation. Working from Sievey’s own exhaustive self-documentation (old cassettes, degraded video) and deftly incorporating interviews with loved ones and admirers (including former band members DJ Mark Radcliffe and Frank’s co-screenwriter Jon Ronson), director Steve Sullivan assembles a compelling portrait of a mercurial, often tortured artist with a chequered private life.

Cast: Frank Sidebottom, Johnny Vegas, Ross Noble

Director: Steve Sullivan

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