Richard Franks

Richard Franks

Freelance journalist

Richard Franks is a freelance journalist based in Birmingham, UK. Richard specialises in writing about travel and music for BBC, National Geographic Traveller, The Telegraph, The Times & Sunday Times, The Independent, Metro, The i, Lonely Planet and others.

Richard Franks's articles

Tom Grennan: “I was thrown into the deep end and I was expected to swim”

Tom Grennan swapped a football pitch for perfect pitch, leaving one dream behind to follow another. Sport’s loss was music’s gain. We catch up with the singer-songwriter ahead of his new album