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Bob Franklin

Bob Franklin

STAND-UP COMEDY

20 years experience in the U.K, USA, France, Bermuda and Australia.

FILM

The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce Performer, ABC/BBC, 2008
Three Blind Mice Performer – 2008
Boytown Performer, Molloy Boy, 2006
Macbeth Performer, Mushroom, 2006
The Extra Performer, Hoyts, 2005.
Bad Eggs Performer, Village Roadshow, 2003
You Can’t Stop The Murders Performer, Miramax, 2003
The Craic   Script Consultant and Performer, Village Roadshow, 1999

SHORT FILM

Corrections Writer/Director/Co-execuitve producer, Incendia Films, 2008

TELEVISION

The Librarians Performer, Gristmill, ABC, 2007
Thank God You’re Here Performer, Working Dog/Ten Network 2006
Stupid Stupid  Performer,  Jigsaw Ent, TV1 Foxtel, 2006
Tripping Over  Performer, Corner Stone Films, 2006
The Heartbreak Tour   Performer, SBS, 2006
Eagle and Evans  Script editor and Performer, ABC, 2004.
Stories from the Golf  Performer, SBS, 2004.
Crashburn Performer, Channel 10, 2003.
After the Deluge Performer, Channel 10, 2003.
Introducing Gary Petty Co creator, Writer and Performer, The Comedy Channel, 2000 (Australian  Writers Guild Award winner).
The Mick Molloy Show Writer and Performer, Channel 9, 1999.
Home and Hosed  Writer and Performer, The Comedy Channel, 1999.
Small Tales and True Writer and Performer, The Comedy Channel, 1998.
The Micallef Program Writer and Performer, ABC, 1998
The Russell Gilbert Show Writer and Performer, Channel 9, 1998.
Hessie’s Shed  Writer and Performer, ABC, 1998.
Strassman Writer, Channel 9, 1998.
The Cooking Show Co creator, Writer and Performer, BBC2, 1997.
Eric Writer and Performer, Channel 7, 1997
Adventures of Lano and
Woodley
Performer, ABC, 1997.
Kangaroo Palace Performer, Channel 7, 1997
Something Hot Before Bed Writer and Performer, ABC, 1997.
Jimeoin Writer and Performer, 3 Series, Channel 7, 1994-1996.
Full Frontal Writer, Channel 7, 1993.
Nighthawks Writer and Performer, RTE2, Dublin, 1989.

THEATRE

The Cooking Show Co creator, Writer and Performer, Adelaide .Fringe Festival 2006, Melbourne InternationalComedy Festival 2006, The Famous Spiegeltent2005,  Edinburgh Festival, 1996, Star & Garter Hotel, MICF 1993.
Bob and Marty on Ice Creator, Writer and Performer, Comics Lounge, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, 2002. (Critics Award Nominee)
Up and At ‘em, Australia Creator, Writer and Performer, Star and Garter Hotel, MICF, 1999. (Barry Award Nominee)
Slippers (IV) Co creator, Writer and Performer, St Martins Theatre, MICF, 1998.
Tales of Unease Writer and Performer, Melbourne Town Hall, MICF, 1997.
Slippers (III) Co creator, Writer and Performer, St Martins, MICF, 1997.
Slippers (II) Co creator, Writer and Performer, St Martins, 1996.
Slippers (I) Co creator, Writer and Performer, St Martins, MICF, 1996.
Dave Strassman Live Writer, 1995-1998.
Albie and the Argonauts Creator, Writer and Performer, Star and Garter Hotel, 1994
The Overcoat   Performer, Carlton Courthouse, MICF, 1993.
The Masked Messiah  Creator, Writer and Performer, Star and Garter Hotel, 1992.
Who’s That Guy With The Axe?  Creator, Writer and Performer, Star and Garter Hotel, 1991, MICF, 1992 and Budinski’s, 1994.
An Englishman, an Irishman
And an Australian
Co creator, Writer and Performer, Star and Garter Hotel, MICF, 1990.

FILM SCRIPTS

“King Of Cape Dove” Currently in development with Incendia Films

SHORT STORIES

"Take the Free Tour - Macabre: A Journey Through Australia's Darkest Fears" Brimstone Press, 2009
“Sandman” Island No.68, 1996
“Worth” Borderlands No.2, 2003
“Other” Borderlands No.5, 2005
“The Snow Globe” All Hallows No.40, 2005
“Sounds From The Cellar” Big Issue, several issues, 2005
(Dark flash fiction)  

His work has been described thus:

"..genuinely subversive, dank and nasty." The Age, Melbourne.
"..hilarious or a load of rubbish - your choice." The Herald Sun, Melbourne.
"..keenly observed.uniformly superb.Absolutely hilarious." Beat Magazine, Melb
"..particularly dreadful." The Herald Sun, Melbourne.
"..top Australian talent." The West Australian, Perth.
"..incomprehensible." The Age, Melbourne.
"..a riotous whirlwind of inventive props & ridiculous improvisation." The Independent, London.
"..surreal, inspired lunacy." The List, Glasgow & Edinburgh.
"..an appalling lack of self control." Inpress Magazine, Melbourne.
"..rampantly droll." Sunday Herald Sun, Melbourne.
"..fulfills his chill quota with disturbing urban themes.compelling." The Age, Melbourne.
"..for my money, the dance sequences were the most memorable." Inpress.
"..a lot of this is what you might call 'brave'." The Age, Melbourne.

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