Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Today until Tuesday[.]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Today until Tuesday[.]

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TODAY UNTIL TUESDAY, APRIL 30 Exhibition / Bobbins: Frank Sidebottom and Chris Sievey He was a legend in his own lifetime - and Frank Sidebottom's legendary status continues to endure long after the death of his creator too. Since the sad passing of Chris Sievey - the genius creator of Frank Sidebottom - in 2010, the cult Manchester icon's legacy firmly lives on, from major motion pictures starring Michael Fassbender (2014's Frank) to a life-size bronze statue in his hometown of Timperley.

This month, however, there's a chance to gain an insight into the enigma beneath that big papier-mache head, Chris Sievey. A brand new film documentary, Being Frank, is being released this month, exploring Chris Sievey's own intriguing back-story - how, in 1984, after a decade of trying and failing to make it in the music industry, Sale-born Sievey turned himself into a very different kind of pop star. …

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