I've been a fan of The Rocky Horror Picture Show for a long time and have always wanted to put on a Rocky Horror screening. This became a reality in 2012 when I promoted my first Rocky Horror Event Experience at The Barn at The Frog and Fiddle in Cheltenham. The event consist of a fully licensed screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, where the guests are encouraged to dress up and dance and sing during the screening. The screening is followed by Dr Frank-N-Furter's Monster Disco, where guests enjoy a cheesy playlist to finish the night.
If you've been to see a Rocky Horror live show, then you probably know that there are certain cue points during the show where props are used by viewers. These include newspapers and water pistols, which recreate rain and to shelter from it when it rains in the film. Other props include toilet paper, rice, confetti, toast, rubber gloves, noise makers and glow sticks.
My business partner and I have put on several of these events and we are lucky enough to have a very loyal crowd of regulars. We've made some very good friends by putting on these events and many new faces come to each event we host. I absolutely love the photo below of the completely up for it crowd, all in fancy dress, at one of our sold out events.
If a photo speaks a thousand words, then a video speaks a million; check out this awesome video we made of The Rocky Horror Event Experience in Cheltenham. Turn the sound up and dance along to The Time Warp!
The photo below captures one of my favourite parts of the event; when everyone throws toilet paper when Dr Scott appears on the film.
The photo below is of myself on the left, dressed rather scarily as Dr Frank-N-Furter and my lovely girlfriend Emily on the right dressed as Magenta.