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dtw: Frankie Takes A Trip: 27 Mar 15

March 27th, 2015

Episode 17 of 145 episodes

Comedy drama set in 1962 about one of Britain's most treasured comedians. Frankie Takes a Trip by by Martyn Hesford. During his long showbiz career, Frankie Howerd had quite a few ups and downs. It was during one of these 'down' periods, in 1962, that Frankie decided to take a trip. Not to Clacton - but to the other side of his consciousness as he tried to deal with his depression through the controversial, though legal, use of LSD.

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