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Frank Cottrell Boyce: An interview

Frank Cottrell Boyce's novel 'Framed' features nine National Gallery paintings. The book was used as the basis for a National Gallery English project.

Find out what gave Frank the idea to write 'Framed' and hear his view on the project.

How I wrote 'Framed'
What inspired Frank Cottrell Boyce to write 'Framed' – 4 mins
What inspired Frank Cottrell Boyce to write 'Framed' – 4 mins
The National Gallery inspires
"A whole story in one painting, that's amazing!" – 5 mins
"A whole story in one painting, that's amazing!" – 5 mins

Meet the author

If your class is reading the book 'Framed', why not take this opportunity to meet Frank Cottrell Boyce in person at the National Gallery? At the same time, you can take a tour and see all the paintings featured in 'Framed'.