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The Rocky Horror Show – Opera House, Manchester

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

Book/Music/Lyrics: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Lauren Maughan   Madness most definitely takes control in thisfast pacedmusical bonanza. Fans of the originalRocky Horror Show, or any re-workings since, will not be disappointed by yet another adaptation of the popular hit. It’s a little bit outrageous, but afeelgoodmusical at the same time. It’s safe to say this show still rocks. ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Rosie Revell [Rating: 4.5] Incredibly, forty years after first time warping into popular culture and more importantly audience hearts, Richard O’Brien’s cross dressing musical The Rocky Horror Show is still going strong and thrilling audiences up and down the country. A cult classic; this all new Rocky Horror Show stormed back to Bradford for what is ...

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Rocky Horror Show – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Music, lyrics and book: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Nathanael Kent [rating: 3.5] One thing is for sure- Rocky Horror Show is not subtle. Some contrast to the delicately formed pieces of work which now regularly play the Royal Court Upstairs, where Richard O’Brien’s brash and bawdy cult hit premièred forty years ago. And even now, it seems to ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music and Lyrics: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4] Since The Rocky Horror Show was very first staged at the Royal Court Theatre in good ole 1973, it has sustained and encouraged a huge cult following, aided by the excellent film which followed in its tracks some two years later. And so here we are some 40 ...

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Rocky Horror Show – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Richard O’Brien Music: Richard Hartley / Simon Beck Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Poppy Helm [rating: 4] With Rocky Horror, the show always begins in the foyer. Early arrival is recommended to provide enough time to admire the outfits of fellow audience members (and to give yours sufficient airing if you’ve dared to bare). Inhibitions – as well as clothes ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Book: Richard O’Brien Original Music Arrangements: Richard Hartley Director: Christopher Luscombe Musical Director: Tony Castro Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin [rating:4.5] When a show has been bubbling about in the consciousness for about 40 years it can get stuck in a sort of … well, Timewarp. But then that’s where Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show belongs. It’s like an old family friend ...

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