Being Frank

(Formally “The Many Doors of Frank Feelbad”) Being Frank is a show for kids and their accompanying grown-ups. It follows Frank, an inquisitive chap with a big problem; what’s happened to Mum? Join Frank on his adventure to find her. There’ll be scavenger hunts, puzzles to solve and maybe even some dub-step dancing.

Building on the huge success of their previous show for children, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Bootworks Theatre present, The Lose-O-Porium – an intimate space where all lost things live – and where Frank’s adventures can be enjoyed by small audiences of children and their grown ups.


Concept; Bootworks Theatre
Directed by: James Peachey-Baker
Devised by: James Peachey-Baker, Robert Jude Daniels, Andy Roberts and Sophia Walls. With performance from Josh Mathieson.
Producer: Becki Haines
Writing; Nick Field
Sound Design; Dougie Evans
Animation; Trevor Hardy
Puppets: Amelia Bird
Lighting Design; Vince Field
Photography; Alex Brenner
Film; Rosie Powell

Commissioned by Warwick Arts Centre, greenhouse, artsdepot and Worthing Theatres. Supported by The ShowRoom, University of Chichester, Stratford Circus & Worboys Productions. Funded by Arts Council England.

This is a show about bereavement for young audiences and their families. The piece has fully integrated lighting/sound and can be performed in any indoor theatre/non-theatre environment with enough space to house it.