TOURING: Rocky Shock Horror

A fabulous comedy-drag-boxing-musical extravaganza from The Wardrobe Theatre, makers of Reservoir Mogs and Goldilock, Stock & Three Smoking Bears - on tour to Tobacco Factory Theatres

12th Nov - 17th Nov
Performed at Tobacco Factory Theatres | 7.30pm | £12-£27

Tobacco Factory Theatres: 12-17 Nov – Tickets
Tolmen Centre, Cornwall: 1 Dec – Tickets
Theatre Royal Plymouth: 5-30 Dec – Tickets
Salisbury Playhouse: 17-19 Jan – Tickets
The North Wall, Oxford: 24 Jan – Tickets
Norwich Playhouse: 26 Jan – Tickets

It’s a hook to the left! And then a jab to the right! Let’s do the time-warp back to 1976; a world without men and women – only lovers, fighters, dancers and all-nighters and where the mean streets of Philadelphia are filled with campy song.

When small-time boxer Rocky Featherboa is challenged to the fight of a lifetime, the Italian Stallion must risk it all and learn to float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, dance like a rock’n’roll star and sing like a queen!

After the stunning successes of Goldilock, Stock & Three Smoking Bears, Reservoir Mogs and Muppits Die Hard, The Wardrobe Theatre brings you another of its signature, darkly comic, adult only shows – a loving, playful fusion of the boxing classic with the cross-dressing cult musical masterpiece. A scary-sexy, knock-out comedy that always punches below the belt, ROCKY SHOCK HORROR is a show you won’t forget, however hard you try…

“If you are not shouting and clapping by the end of this two-hour hullabaloo, I’d be surprised.”
★★★★★ Stage Talk Magazine

“A smash hit must-see… Fantastically entertaining.”
★★★★ The Fix

“There are laughs aplenty, not the polite laughter of the theatre crowd but real genuine guffaws from an audience with a drink in hand and ready to have a good time.”
★★★★ The Reviews Hub

“The outright winner of the comedy heavyweight title… Take a ringside seat, and have a good roll round in the aisles of the Wardrobe Theatre, punchdrunk with glee.”
Bristol 24/7

Ages 16+
Running Time: 2 hours (with interval)

An original production by The Wardrobe Theatre
Director – Tom Brennan
Cast – Caitlin Campbell, Kim Heron, Daniel Norford, Alex Roberts
Music Director & Composer – Tom Crosley-Thorne
Originally Devised and Performed with Music & Lyrics Written by – Harry Humberstone, Emma Keaveney-Roys, James Newton, Katy Sobey, Tom Crosley-Thorne, Tom Brennan
Associate Directors – Matthew Whittle, Stephanie Kempson
Designers – Madeleine Girling, Ruby Spencer Pugh
Costume Supervisor – Catherine Pilsworth
Lighting Designer
– Edmund Mckay
Production Managers
– Matthew Whittle, Chris Collier
Producers –
Matthew Whittle, Bebhinn Cronin
Movement Director
– Linzy Nakorn
Movement Associate – Joêl Daniel
Set Builder – Phil Collier
Makeup Artist
– Madeleine Ellis
Vocal Coach & Additional Harmonies
– Verity Standen
Original Outside Eye – Andrew Kingston
Boxing Consultant– John Lomas
Costumes Hired From
– Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
With thanks to RichMix, Victoria Park Baptist Church, Vicky Meadows and Marcus Grant.

Performances
Norwich Playhouse: 26 January 2019 – TICKETS
The North Wall, Oxford: 24 January 2019 – TICKETS
Salisbury Playhouse:
17-19 January 2019 – TICKETS
The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth: 5-30 December 2018 – TICKETS
Tolmen Centre, Cornwall: 1 December 2018- TICKETS
Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol: 12-17 November 2018 – TICKETS
The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol: 1 December 2016 – 15 January 2017

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