|TV/Radio program.||Year||Production company||Shown on||Fran's role|
|Heavy Breathing. Theatre play.||1997||Dylan Ritson||Edinburgh Festival.||Actress. Leading female role "Scarlett."|
|Bring it on.||2002-2003||BBC1||BBC1||Presenter|
|CBBC Xmas panto.||2003||BBC1||BBC1||Actress|
|Sleeping beauty uncovered||2003||BBC||BBC1||Actress|
|E FOR EDGE.||2001||Talkback||Channel 4||Presenter|
|Show me the funny.||2001||Talkback||E4||Presenter|
|Ania, fran and a kettle of fish.||2000||Channel 5||Channel 5||Actress/Writer/Co-producer|
|Boy Meets Girl.||2004||Tiger Aspect||BBC1||Presenter|
|Go 4 IT.||2004||Radio 4||Radio 4||Writer/Presenter|
|The Pineapple. King of fruits.||2006||Chatto + Windus||Book||Writer|
|Horoes of history.||2005||Talkback||Channel 5||Writer/Presenter|
|Touch Me. I'm Karen Taylor||2006||Talkback||BBC3||Development associate producer|
|Quote Unquote.||2006||Radio 4||Radio 4||Guest Panelist.|
|BAFTA nomination Best children's TV presenter .||Nov 2006||Heroes of history.|
|BAFTA nomination Best factual children's show .||Nov 2006||Heroes of history. Henry 8th episode|
|Interviewed about "The womans book."||Aug 2007||Interviewee. Listen|
|The museum of curiosities.||Feb 2007||Radio 4||Radio 4||Guest Panelist. Listen|
|My famous family. With Bill Oddie.||Mar 2005||UK History||Social history expert|
|Lecture "Passions: The Pineapple."||Feb 2007||Royal National Hotel.||Speaker. Listen|
|QuoteUnquote||Jan 2008||Radio 4||Radio 4||Guest Panelist. Listen.|
|Britain's Best.||June 2007||Peal T.V.||Pearl T.V.||Historian expert. Watch|
She has had a book published on the history of the pineapple called "The pineapple. King of fruits." It is now on sale and is published by Chatto & Windus. Available in PAPERBACK and HARDBACK. To read the first few pages click HERE.
Her new book " Everything but the Kitchen Sink: The Woman's Book:" is due to be published on 7th June 2007 you can see the details here.
She has wrote an essay called “Perfect is the
pineapple.” It was published in "Petits
Propos Culinaires" Edition no 73 in
She is currently writing a social history book covering the history of the lonely hearts ad and has written an article on the subject for THE NEW STATESMAN.
Fran is a world-leading expert on the pineapple.
She likes pineapples.
She has a tattoo of a pineapple on her lower back.