Competition: Win Rocky Horror tickets

PUBLISHED: 15:25 09 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:25 09 January 2013

Brad and Janet in The Rocky Horror Show

Brad and Janet in The Rocky Horror Show


A FORMER X Factor runner-up will take centre stage among an all-star cast as The Rocky Horror Show tour stops in Bristol.

For 40 years Richard O’Brien’s masterpiece has thrilled legions of fans across the globe with the rock ‘n’ roll spectacular.

Double-platinum selling artist Rhydian Roberts will be joined by Oliver Thornton (Les Miserables, Phantom Of The opera), Ben Forster (Jesus Christ Superstar) and former Emmerdale and Waterloo Road actress Roxanne Pallett, when the show comes to Bristol on Monday.

The musical follows innocent college pupils Brad (Forster) and his fiancée Janet (Pallett), who meet Dr Frank’n’Furter (Thornton) by chance when their car breaks down outside his house.

It leads to them experiencing an unforgettable musical adventure bursting with timeless songs and outrageous outfits.

This musical extravaganza will feature all of its famous musical classics including Science Fiction/Double Feature, Dammit Janet and The Time-Warp.

Christopher Luscombe has produced the latest tour which marks 40 years since The Rocky Horror Show hit the stage in 1973.

It has had many stars over the years including Jerry Springer, Russell Crowe and Meatloaf and was famously turned into a film in the mid-1970s.

It will be performed at the Bristol Hippodrome from Monday to January 19.

Tickets, priced £10-37.50, are available from the box office on 0844 8713012 or online at

n The Mercury has teamed up with the Hippodrome to offer three lucky winners the chance to win a pair of tickets for Tuesday’s performance at 8pm.

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets, is answer the following question: Which former Emmerdale actress is starring in the show?

Send your answer, along with your name and a daytime telephone number to Rocky Horror Show competition, Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston, BS23 1LW, by 9am on Friday.

Usual Archant rules apply and the editor’s decision is final.

Alternatively, click on the link at the top of this story to enter.

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