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Philip Franks is an actor and director.

Familiar to many from his TV appearances as Charley in 'The Darling Buds of May' and Sgt Raymond Craddock in 'Heartbeat', he is also a successful theatre and radio director, having directed over 30 stage productions across the UK.

He has recently toured nationally as an actor, playing the Narrator in the 40th anniversary production of the cult classic 'The Rocky Horror Show'.


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Touring with 'The Rocky Horror Show'

November 2016

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Donning his stockings again, Philip will be reprising the role of the Narrator in the UK national tour of 'The Rocky Horror Show'.

Philip will join the tour at the beginning of November 2016 in Sunderland, then onto Bath, before jetting off to Rome and Trieste. Click here for tour dates and more details.

The Darling Buds of May

October 2016

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Philip was the 'perfick' choice to read the complete series of 'The Darling Buds of May' by H.E. Bates.
Click here to download your own copy.

Directing 'The Winter's Tale' at RADA

February 2017

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In February 2017 Philip starts rehearsals with final year students at RADA in their production of William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale'.


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