Cult comic Frank Sidebottom dies

CULT comedian Frank Sidebottom has died after he was found collapsed at his home, it was reported today.

The comedian, real name Chris Sievey, was famous for wearing a huge papier mache head on stage. He had recently undergone an operation to remove a tumour from his chest, his agent Nigel Round said.

His comic creation Frank became a student favourite in the 1980s, and in 1992 starred in his own Yorkshire TV series, Frank Sidebottom's Fantastic Shed Show.


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