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Frank Johnson


Frank Johnson was born in Liverpool. Aged 8 he moved to Australia, living in Adelaide and Melbourne ("wonderful times"). He later returned to Liverpool on the emigrant ship Stratheden, a dismal crossing, and arrived in England for the winter of '62 ("worst memory of my life"). Went to school in Liverpool, and later graduated in architecture at Oxford Polytechnic. Frank has worked as an architect in London and Barbados, where he is involved in setting up a school for autistic children, and is working on several architectural projects. Met John Park at college, where they edited the architecture student magazine. They have written plays together, Charley From Outside, The Levelling, So Long Dad. Agent - Bill McLean at Bill McLean Personal Management. Frank has two children, Rhiannon and Zachary.

Charley From Outside by Frank Johnson and John Park won first prize in the London Radio Playwrights' Festival in 1999.

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