TheatrePeople host Kathleen Amarant talks 'Rocky Horror Show' with Richard O'Brien

Richard O’Brien is best known for writing the cult musical The Rocky Horror Show and for his role in presenting the popular TV show The Crystal Maze. In addition to writing The Rocky Horror Show, O'Brien also co-wrote the screenplay of the 1975 film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and appeared in the film himself as the character Riff Raff. The stage show has been in almost continuous production and the cinematic version, which has been in continuous release, is one of the best known and most ardently followed cult films of all time.

The new 40th Anniversary production of Richard O’Brien’s classic original is currently in Perth, then touring to Adelaide and onto Melbourne on 24 April.


Filmed by James Terry