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Richard O'Brien (1942-), Creator of 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show', actor and television presenter

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Playwright, actor and television presenter. O'Brien shot to fame with his musical The Rocky Horror Show which premiered at the Royal Court in the Theatre Upstairs in 1973, directed by Jim Sharman. The play later transferred to the West End and the film version, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), has made it world-famous.

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Richard O'Brien

by Chris Clunn
bromide fibre print, 18 January 1989
NPG x76654