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NEWS: Rocky Horror Ventures Down Under

It may be 40 years old but Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show has been playing to packed houses across the country as part of its 40th Anniversary Tour. Seen by over 300,000 people, this has been the most successful Rocky Horror Show tour ever. Following the final tour performance in Wolverhampton on 2nd November the show will jet off ...

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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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The Rocky Horror Show – New Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Chris Williams [Rating:4.5] The Rocky Horror Show has been going for 40 years this year, and its pull to loyal fans shows no sign of wavering. Playing to a packed out theatre yet again; some dressed in fishnets and basques, others in their regular Monday night clothes. The Rocky Horror Show sees newly ...

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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 – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: Richard O’ Brien Director: Christopher Luscobe Reviewer: Lu Greer [rating: 4.0] Celebrating their 40th year anniversary, The Rocky Horror Show returns to the Norwich Theatre Royal in all of its fishnet, feather boa and transvestite glory. Now firmly cemented in its place as a cult classic, the story of Brad and Janet becoming trapped in Frank-N-Furter’s castle for a ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Writer: Richard O Brien Director: Christopher Luscobe. Reviewer: Joanna Forest [Rating:4] At the Churchill Theatre this week audiences are welcoming ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ to Bromley with a sea of false eyelashes, suspenders and the sluttiest high heels!!!This is the legendary cult musical's ‘40 Year Anniversary Party’ production, and it doesn’t disappoint. Audiences do not seem to have tired of ...

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Rocky Horror Show – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage [Rating:4]   Southampton comes alive to the sight of neon wigs, laddered fishnets and “sweet transvestites” as The Mayflower, Southampton welcomes the myriad of freaks that were there to see Rocky Horror Show. This Richard O’Brien cult classic is now celebrating 40 years of success and the enthusiasm for this show ...

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Rocky Horror Show – Richmond Theatre, London

Music, lyrics and book: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Jonathan Baz [rating:4] It says much for a tour celebrating a show's 40th anniversary that it can arrive in town as fresh as a daisy (albeit a very familiar daisy) and pull off a grand evening’s entertainment. So it is with Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show that commences a week’s ...

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