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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'King Lear' at the Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton

April 2016

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Philip will be directing Michael Pennington in an epic new interpretation of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy which marks the 400th anniversary of his death.

'King Lear' runs from the 1st to the 23rd April 2016 before embarking on a national UK tour.

Click here for more details.

'The Secrets of Cotleigh Cove'

May 2016

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In May, Philip will be starring in 'The Secrets of Cotleigh Cove', a fantasy fairytale film set in the heart of Devon.

Philip will be playing the part of the Reverend Poppleford, a representative of the Ministry with maybe a secret or two hidden away.

Touring with 'The Rocky Horror Show'

June 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 June 2016. Click here for tour dates and more details.

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