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The Rocky Horror Show – Milton Keynes Theatre

Book, Music and Lyrics: Richard O'Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty For 46 years, cult musical, The Rocky Horror Show has been delighting and shocking audiences all over the world. Time Warp-ing into Milton Keynes, clad in stockings, suspenders and leather, Christopher Luscombe’s show is as fantastic as ever. He takes Richard O’ Brien’s story, a homage to sci-fi B-movies, and puts ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book, Music &Lyrics: Richard O'Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys 1973 may be remembered for many things: the year VAT was introduced; Britain joined the EEC; the three day week came into force; Princess Anne married Captain Mark Phillips and a young, out of work New Zealand actor wrote The Rocky Horror Show. Richard O'Brien's groundbreaking work represented a ...

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The Rocky Horror Show – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Richard O’Brien Music and Lyrics: Richard O’Brian and Richard Hartley Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer:Natasha Hegarty “Dirty, sexy and absolutely stunning” The Rocky Horror Show needs no introduction – sex, suspenders and a storyline that is completely ridiculous, but this current touring version is utterly stunning in more ways than one. The longevity of this show means things could end ...

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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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NEWS: West End remembers producer Michael White

By Paul Couch Venues across London’s West End dimmed their lights last night [9 March 2016] in memory of Michael White, one of the theatre industry’s most influential producers, who has died of heart failure in California at the age of 80. Before yesterday evening’s performances commenced, audience members and industry professionals alike recognised the celebrated producer while lights were ...

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Rocky Horror Show – The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show

Book, Music and Lyrics: Richard O’Brien Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: James Garrington Since it was first performed in 1973, The Rocky Horror Show has been one of those shows that people either love or hate, finding it either hilariously funny or unnecessarily rude. Very much a cult musical, the show tells the story of newly engaged couple Brad and Janet, ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Trainspotting’s Adam Spreadbury-Maher

A new, immersive production of Trainspotting opens at London’s King's Head Theatre this week to launch a new programme at the venue. Co-Director and Kings Head Artistic DirectorAdam Spreadbury-Maherspoke to Glen Pearce about the production and what audiences can expect in the coming months at the King's Head. How is the production going? Really well. I went up to spend ...

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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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