FRANKIE TAKES A TRIP, the new radio play by Martyn Hesford comes to BBC Radio 4 on Friday 27th March at 2.15pm with the title role brilliantly captured by David Benson.

In this comedy drama, Martyn tells the fascinating story of the comedian Frankie Howerd, who’s successful career and showbiz persona masked a troubled life battling depression, his childhood and LSD as prescriptive medication.

Tune in to listen to this wonderful story on Radio 4 Friday 27th March at 2.15pm.

And here is a link to an interview with Martyn Hesford and David Benson discussing the process of recreating characters such as Frankie Howerd and Kenneth Williams, and bringing them to life whether in performance or on the page,