The Rocky Horror Show

The show first came to the Theatre Royal between 7th and 12th May 1984 based on the revival from a few years previously by the Kenneth More theatre. It was so successful it visited Manchester as part of a mini-tour in the autumn before a return to Hanley between 27th September-6th October and 2nd & 3rd November.

Cast & Crew


Eddie / Dr Scott
Magenta / Usherette
Phantom 1
Phantom 2
Phantom 3
Riff Raff
Rocky Horror


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Play description

Follows squeaky-clean sweethearts Brad and Janet on an adventure they’ll never forget, with the scandalous Frank N Furter, rippling Rocky and vivacious Magenta. Bursting at the seams with timeless classics, including ‘Sweet Transvestite’, ‘Damn It Janet’ and, of course, the pelvic-thrusting ‘Time Warp’, Get ready for a night of fun, frolics and frivolity. This is the boldest bash of them all, so fish out the fishnets, buff up your basque and sharpen those stilettos for the rockiest ride of your life! Don’t dream it – be it!


  1. On 25th January 2023 at 6:06 p.m., Dr_Frank noted:

    In the 1980’s the Forum Theatre put on a suberb array of shows including ‘Roll on 4 O’Clock’ (which starred John Jardine, Jack Smethurst and Glynn Owen)’ Oh What a lovely War; What the Butler Saw and Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett. Bury’s own Victoria Wood starred in ‘Talent’ which she wrote. Another Manchester icon Foo Foo Lamour, famous as the top drag queen of the North-West whose club was re-known for its great party nights appeared in ‘the Rocky horror show’

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