To Be Frank
"Titter Ye Not! Shut yer faces! Not on your Nellie!"Frankie Howerd – the man with the catchphrases. Known to millions as Lurcio the Roman slave in ‘Up Pompeii’ and as the star of innumerable films, Howerd’s career lurched from despair to triumph and back again.The long-awaited follow up to David Benson’s classic Fringe First award winning show Think No Evil of Us – My Life With Kenneth Williams, To Be Frank allowed Benson to get right under the skin of his subject, to show him as he really was behind the mask of comedy.
“Wonderful! Extremely funny and genuinely poignant too”
Edinburgh Evening NewsDavid Benson led a post show discussion.Part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival 09