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Rocky Horror Show – New Theatre, Cardiff

Liam Tamne as Franknfurter. Image by Sean Webb

Writer: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Chris Williams “Back by popular demand” it says on the posters, Rocky Horror Show returns to Cardiff’s New Theatre just months after stopping there in February this year, and if the rainy Monday audience is anything to go by “popular demand” is an understatement. Going strong for over 40 years and showing no signs ...

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Rocky Horror Show – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Book/Lyrics/Music: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Choreographer: Nathan M Wright Reviewer:Dan English Despite debuting in 1973, Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show shows no sign of being caught in a Time Warp as it makes its stop at Dartford’s Orchard Theatre. Christopher Luscombe’s production sees innocent All-American couple Janet (Lauren Ingram) and Brad (Richard Meek) find themselves enter the debauched world ...

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Rocky Horror Show – Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show

Book/Lyrics/Music: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall The Rocky Horror Show needs little introduction to most of us. Another revival of this 40 year old musical classic finds itself jumping all the way to the left to Stoke-on-Trent. Not much has changed in this latest adaptation but fans of the show will certainly take to the absurdity and ...

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Rocky Horror Show – The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

Rocky Horror Show - Diana Vickers (Janet) and Liam Tamne (Frank-N-Furter) in Bed

Book, Lyrics and Music: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Of all the musicals on tour at the moment, The Rocky Horror Show is the one that needs no introduction. Richard O’Brien’s sexually charged tribute to 1950s B-movie sensibility, infused with liberal applications of gender-challenging glam rock, is one of the rare items of popular culture that happily ...

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Rocky Horror Show – Mayflower, Southampton

Rocky Horror Show - Diana Vickers (Janet) and Liam Tamne (Frank-N-Furter) in Bed

Writer: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: David Jobson   What can you say about the Rocky Horror Show that has not already been said? Richard O’Brien’s show has lasted 43 years and was voted the best show to originate from the Royal Court Theatre. To say to its fans that this musical is beyond silly and lacking any substance ...

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NEWS: Alex Gaumond joins UK cast of Matilda

Olivier Award nominated musical theatre actor and West End favourite Alex Gaumond will join the UK cast of Matilda from the 3rd September. Gaumond will don the trenchcoat as the menacing Miss Trunchbull the teaching nemesis of young Matilda Wormwood. Gaumond’s previous theatre credits include Top Hat The Musical (Aldywch Theatre), Jesus Christ Superstar (Ljubljana, Slovenia), We Will Rock You ...

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The Tailor-Made Man – Arts Theatre, London

Book: Amy Rosenthal, with Claudio Macor Music: Duncan Walsh Atkins and Adam Meggido Lyrics: Adam Meggido Director: Claudio Macor Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] Described by Joan Crawford as “the happiest married couple in Hollywood”, new musical The Tailor-Made Man focuses on the 50 year love affair between Hollywood star of the 1920s William Haines and interior designer in the making, ...

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