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.
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.