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The Rockypedia Interviews Portal

Rockypedia features interviews with several of the folks who made Rocky Horror happen; here they are conveniently listed all in one place.

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Christopher Malcolm - The original Brad; Vance Parker in Shock Treatment; and the man who convinced Richard O'Brien that the Rocky Horror Show should be revived in the late '80s. Learn more here! (Reprinted from Crazed Imaginations)

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The following aren't ours but they're still nice:

Jim Sharman (director)

Jim Sharman at moviemikes.com April 27, 2010. Rocky and Shock Treatment's director talks about the different versions of the film, gives his opinion on Shock Treatment, shares his best and worst memories, and weighs in on the persistent rumors of a remake.

Barry Bostwick

Barry Bostwick at Rex Sikes' Movie Beat - includes radio interview A nice long interview (70 min!). 6/1/11

Barry Bostwick interview for the 35th Anniversary Part 1. Interview by Jesse Merlin. 2/2/10

Barry Bostwick interview for the 35th Anniversary Part 2. Interview by Jesse Merlin. 2/2/10

Serial Dad: Spin City's Barry Bostwick Discovers Diapers People Magazine, March 10, 1997 Vol. 47 No. 9.

Nell Campbell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUBdOphvolc&feature=fvsr 1971 Interview with "The Sequin Sisters" on ABC Entertainment. Nell during her busking period; here she is still going by "Sonny." NOTE: The link is no longer available and we're broken up about it. Can anyone help us find this video? (Interview with the Sequin Sisters featuring Little Nell, then known as Sonny Campbell by Barry Sloane, Ep 320. Broadcast 3rd June 1971.)

Tim Curry

There's rather a nice interview of Tim Curry (during his appearance in Spamalot) from NPR's program "Fresh Air" here: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4679116

Richard O'Brien

Start the Fans, Please, Dangerous Ink, Vol 2, Issue 3 (no year listed), pp 28-34 An interview with Richard in an alternative UK art magazine - painting of Riff Raff on the cover; some stock photos of Ritz in various films and about a page of discussion about Rocky Horror.

The Celebrity Cafe online magazine: An interview with Richard O'Brien on September 1, 1999. http://thecelebritycafe.com/interviews/richard_obrien.html

Patricia Quinn

Sci-Fi Online interview with Patricia Quinn on May 22, 2006. http://www.sci-fi-online.com/2006_Interviews/06-05-22_PatriciaQuinn.htm

http://www.outinperth.com/forever-magenta/ Out in Perth, January 13, 2012. Patricia talks about the song "Science Fiction," turning down the film, and how Richard wrote the songs for the play as it was in rehearsals.

Susan Sarandon

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/14/susan-sarandon-cloud-atlas-rocky-horror-politics_n_1776850.html - A Huffington Post interview where Susan discusses being denied a White House clearance, the Occupy movement, her ping pong club, and of course is asked about Rocky Horror.

Interviews

Sue Blane interview - reprinted from Crazed Imaginations. Don't blame Sue - she just made the costumes! Well, there is more to it than that. Find out now.

Brian Thomson interview - reprinted from Crazed Imaginations. So what does a set designer do anyway? This one created the world that Frank, Brad and Janet live in; read the interview to find out why the castle looks the way it does. (Did you know Sue's background was in set design too?)

Richard Hartley interview - reprinted from Crazed Imaginations' Audio Issue.

Lou Adler interview - reprinted from Crazed Imaginations. Find out why rock 'n' roll impresario Lou Adler brought Rocky to the US, and what Rocky Horror has in common with Cheech and Chong.

Mick Rock interview - reprinted from Crazed Imaginations. Superstar rock photographer Mick Rock shot David Bowie, Queen, Blondie, Hedwig...and Frank N Furter and the gang. Read all about it.

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