On becoming a Frankophile

In November of last year, I went to a backers-only screening of ‘Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Documentary’ at The Dancehouse in Manchester. Supporting the kickstarter for the documentary on Chris Sievey’s life and ensuring that my name would be listed in the credits was the latest in a long line of Frank Sidebottom related ridiculousness my mum had arranged for me since around 2012 when she took it upon herself to turn my childhood phobia into an adult obsession by finding Frank related ephemera to bombard me with at every birthday, Christmas or ,well, opportunity. 

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