Saturday 9th November 2002.
Imagine, a collection of the worst drag queens, goths and bald
headed hunchbacks, mix with it in equal measures a collection
of people in their 'special bedroom clothes', blooded theatre
gowns, and 50's rockers and add about 6 normal dressed people.
Put them in a theatre, where they know all the lines of all the
cast, and spend most of the time stood up, shouting out one liners,
dancing, throwing rice and water, you then have a small in site
into the Rocky Horror Experience.
This time Lin and I went to the Rocky Horror Picture show, with
Calvin and Ian (my brother and Lins bother respectively) We are
all somewhat seasoned pro's (so to speak) when it comes to Rocky.
We first went back in about 1985, then as complete novices, but
within one week we had seen it 3 times and knew what it was all
about. Since then we have gone every time it had come to either
Leeds or Bradford theatres, which seems to be every other year.
This year is rather special - its the 30th Anniversary of the
show, the difference was most evident in the quality of the stage,
lighting and visuals - by far the best we have seen. The acting
(!?) was that of the best also, although the actors, were lesser
know that the likes of most we have seen, but hey - they knew
Check out the official website: www.rockyhorror.co.uk
Below is a selection of recent and past
Rocky horror nights. Click for larger versions.
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