Click here to see one of Frank's earliest TV appearances on (UK regional news show) Granada Reports, complete with presenter the late, great Anthony H Wilson. All the Manc legends are dying… :-(
On a more personal note: some 2.5 whole decades ago, me and my best mate Duncan used to do a fanzine and sent some questions off to Frank Sidebottom by post; he duly sent back answers and we ran the interview. We were 15, he was in the charts, how exciting was that? Here's the joke he told us:
What's red and invisible?
Gawd bless his soul, and RIP.