Bob Franklin

Bob Franklin

Bob Franklin is an award-winning comedian, writer, director, author and actor.

A selection of his credits in these fields may be seen below while his directing work can be viewed via the following link: https://vimeo.com/117649302

Directing

TELEVISION
Little Lunch (ABC3) – two episodes (2015)
Sir Robert’s Aghast! (Pilot) (2015)
The Interview Artist (Ch.31) – one episode (2015)
The Librarians in Profile (DVD) (2010)
The Mick Molloy Show (Ch.9) ‘Bob’s Scrapbook’ and ‘How Delightful’ segments (1999)

SHORT FILM
Hammer or Claw (2014)
Corrections (2007)

STAGE
The Writers – The Difficult Second Episode (Melbourne International Comedy Festival) (2014)
The Writers (MICF) (2013)
Stubborn Monkey Disorder (MICF) (2012)
An Audience with Sir Robert (MICF) (2011)
Bob and Marty on Ice (MICF) (2000)
Up and At ‘Em Australia (MICF) (1999)
Slippers At Sea (MICF) (1998)
Slippers and The Sofa of Time, (MICF) (1997)
Slippers: The Turkey (1996)
Slippers: The Cuckoo (MICF) (1996)
Who’s That Guy with The Axe? (1989-95)
Jimeoin and Bob’s Cooking Show (1993 – 2004)
An Englishman, an Irishman and an Australian (MICF) (1992)

Writing

SHORT FILM AND TELEVISION
Hammer or Claw (2014)
Little Lunch (2014)
The Librarians In Profile (2010)
Corrections (2008)
Introducing Gary Petty (2000)
The Mick Molloy Show (1999)
The Micallef Program (1998)
Small Tales and True (1998)
Eric (1997)
Shaun Micallef’s World Around Him (1996)
Full Frontal (1993-95)
Jimeoin (1994-95)

STAGE
The Writers (2014,2013)
Stubborn Monkey Disorder (2012)
An Audience with Sir Robert (2011)
Jimeoin and Bob’s Cooking Show (1993-2004)
Bob and Marty on Ice (2000)
Up and At ‘Em, Australia (1999)
Slippers At Sea (1998)
Slippers and The Sofa of Time (1997)
Slippers: The Turkey (1996)
Slippers: The Cuckoo (1996)
Who’s That Guy with The Axe? (1995)
An Englishman, an Irishman and an Australian (1992)

BOOKS
Moving Tigers (2015)
Under Stones (2010) both published through Affirm Press

Acting

Television – Drama
Jack Irish (2015)
Mr and Mrs Murder (2013)
Howzat: Kerry Packer’s War (2012)
Jack Irish – Black Tide (2012)
Slide (2011)
Rush (2011)
City Homicide (2010)
Stingers (2002)
Kangaroo Palace (1997)

Television – Comedy
Please Like Me (2013-15)
Worst Year of My Life Again (2014)
Upper Middle Bogan (2013)
Talking ‘bout Your Generation (2010-12)
The Librarians (2007-10)
Thank God You’re Here (2006-2009)
Stupid Stupid Man (2006-08)
Newstopia (2007)
Stories from the Golf (2004)
Introducing Gary Petty (2000)
The Mick Molloy Show (1999),
The Russell Gilbert Show (1998)
The Micallef Program (1998)
Small Tales and True (1998)
Eric (1997)
The Adventures of Lano and Woodley (1997)
Shaun Micallef’s World Around Him (1996)
Jimeoin (1994-95)

Film – Drama
Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce (2008)
Three Blind Mice (2008)
Macbeth (2006)
After The Deluge (2002)

Film – Comedy
Boytown (2006)
Bad Eggs (2002)
The Craic (1999)

Theatre

The Writers (2014, 2013)
Stubborn Monkey Disorder (2012)
An Audience with Sir Robert (2011)
Jimeoin and Bob’s Cooking Show (1993-2004)
Bob and Marty on Ice (2000)
Up and At ‘Em, Australia (1999)
Slippers At Sea (1998)
Slippers and The Sofa of Time (1997)
Slippers: The Turkey (1996)
Slippers: The Cuckoo (1996)
Who’s That Guy with The Axe? (1995)
An Englishman, an Irishman and an Australian (1992)

Awards And Accolades

STAGE
MICF Golden Gibbo Award nominee – The Writers (2013)
MICF Piece of Wood Award winner – Stubborn Monkey Disorder (2012)
Sunday Age Best Comedy Award winner – An Audience with Sir Robert (2011)
MICF Barry Award nominee – An Audience with Sir Robert (2011)
MICF Barry Award nominee – Up and At ‘Em, Australia (1999)

Television

Equity Best Ensemble Award winner – The Librarians (2011)
AWGIE award nominee – Introducing Gary Petty (2000)

Books

Australian Shadows Award for Best Long Form Fiction winner – Under Stones (2010)

Directing

Tropfest Top 50 – Hammer Or Claw (2015)
St Kilda Film Festival Top 100 Australian Short Films – Hammer Or Claw (2015)
St Kilda Film Festival Top 100 Australian Short Films – Corrections (2007)

 

Media

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