Forever Manchester was shocked to learn that comedy legend Frank Sidebottom sadly passed away after collapsing at his home in Hale on Monday 21st June.

The comedian, real name Chris Sievey, was recovering at home with his family after recently undergoing an operation to remove a tumour from his chest.

To celebrate the life and work of Chris Sievey, the man behind Frank Sidebottom, we took to the airwaves last night from 7pm as the Forever Manchester’s Online Radio show offered tribute to Chris and remembered what happened when Frank took control of the show…