Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story is the official documentary about maverick Manchester comedian Frank Sidebottom, and the life and art of his hidden creator Chris Sievey. Frank Sidebottom, remembered fondly as the man with the papier mache head, was the courtjester of the Manchester music and comedy scene for over 25 years but only a privileged few knew the man inside.
Charlie is a jobless 20-something living in the city. A case of mistaken identity sees him interviewed for the position of getaway driver by a gang of criminal hairdressers. Whilst there he witnesses a murder and is forced to flee the city. With nowhere else to go, Charlie heads to Wales where his brother Rudyard and his brother's 'spiritual life partner' Tulip live off the grid in a wood with a load of hippies.