Richard O'Brien (born Richard Smith; 25 March 1942) is a British-New Zealand actor, television presenter, musician, writer, voice artist and theatre performer. Although some critics felt O'Brien's play, written in collaboration with Richard Hartley, was pretentious and too obviously campy, in general it was considered fresh, sometimes cheerful. Since 2011 he is also a citizen of New Zealand. Evil book. On November 25, 2004, a life-size bronze statue of Richard O'Brien in his Riff Raff space suit was unveiled in Hamilton, New Zealand, where O'Brien grew up after moving from England. He also appeared in Jubilee (1977), Flash Gordon (1980), Dark City (1998), Ever After (1998) Dungeons & Dragons (2000), among others. My articles and interviews about this topic are collected in this section, as well as press relating to the verse play my company, Haunted House Theatre, produced in 2015/16: Free for All. O'Brien's Collecting Toy Cars and Trucks: Identification & Value Guide (Collecting Toy Cars & Trucks), Collecting Toy Trains: An Identification & Value Guide, No. Looking for books by Richard O'Brien? Here's another version of Richard O'Brien doing an acoustic version of Science Fiction/Double Feature. Richard O'Brien (born Richard Timothy Smith on March 25, 1942 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK) is a writer and performer. He returned to England in 1964 and launched his acting career under the stage name O’Brien. Richard O'Brien is a British songwriter and actor, best known as the creator of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and its sequel, Shock Treatment.In his native Britain he is also remembered for hosting the adventure game show The Crystal Maze from 1990 to 1994. His taste and musical sensibilities are exquisite. Check out Richard O'Brien on Amazon Music. Collecting Toys: A Collector's Identification & Value Guide (O'Brien's Collecting Toys) by Richard O'Brien and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Richard O'Brien is an English-New Zealand actor, writer, musician and television presenter. In 2006 and 2007 I was one of 15 winners of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award. Additionally he guest starred in five episodes in the third se… My latest pamphlets are A Bloody Mess (Dead Ink/Valley Press) and The Emmores (The Emma Press). This version is easier on the eyes. Since then, my work has featured in Poetry London, The Literateur, The Salt Book of Younger Poets, and a number of anthologies published by the Emma Press. He is best known for writing the musical The Rocky Horror Show and its 1975 film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which he played the character of Riff-Raff. In January 1982 Richard O'Brien was interviewed about the release of Shock Treatment. Richard J. O'Brien is the author of To Dream the Blackbane (4.53 avg rating, 566 ratings, 13 reviews) Richard O'Brien. As well as writing verse plays, I’ve been writing about what verse plays do – how they work, how they got to be the way they are today, and what they can do that other kinds of drama can’t. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Error rating book. Richard O’Brien's life has been defined by my interest in horseracing. Richard O’Brien dabs at his eyes with a white linen napkin. Refresh and try again. Profile: English writer, actor, television presenter and theatre performer, born 25 March 1942 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK but raised in NZ. Richard O'Brien on IMDb: Awards, nominations, and wins. On Phineas and Ferb, he performs the voice of Lawrence Fletcher, father of Candace, Phineas and Ferb. 8, The Ultimate Sports Handbook: How to Steal Home, Slam Dunk, Score a Penalty Kick, and Play Like the Pros. Ranger Doug of Riders In The Sky writes “There is no one I’d rather hear play guitar than Richard O’Brien. See all books authored by Richard O'Brien, including O'Brien's Collecting Toy Cars and Trucks: Identification & Value Guide (Collecting Toy Cars & Trucks), and Collecting Toys: A Collector's Identifi (O'Brien's Collecting Toys), and more on ThriftBooks.com. And now Richard O’Brien is planning to tie the knot for the third time to a 35-year-old at the age of 70. Richard O’Brien (born Richard Smith) was born in England but emigrated to New Zealand with his family when he was ten years old. Riding as an amateur in late teens and early twenties with limited success. O'Brien wrote his one-man revue Disgracefully Yours (1985) singing as Mephistopheles Smith. 8, Collecting Foreign-Made Toy Soldiers, Identification and Value Guide. * Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. (The "Dr." was added for the film.) Look out for a vintage O’Brien cameo – including a brief frolic in a frock, apparently – when The Stripper comes to town. Read the best books by Richard J O'Brien and check out reviews of books and quotes from the works To Dream the Blackbane To add more books, French's Musical Library: The Rocky Horror Show, Dragons of the prime: Poems about Dinosaurs, The Story of American Toys: From the Puritans to the Present, Collecting Toy Trains: Identification And Value Guide, American Premium Guide to Electric Trains, O'Brien's Collecting Toy Trains: Identification and Value Guide, Researching American-Made Toy Soldiers: Thirty-Two Years of Articles, The Barclay Catalog Book & The Second Catalog Book, Collecting American-Made Toy Soldiers, Identification and Value Guide, Letters Home: Korea: The Forgotten War, 1952-1954, Finance And The International Economy 4: The Amex Bank Review Prize Essays, In Memory Of Robert Marjolin, Collecting Toys: A Collector's Identification and Value Guide, Finance and the International Economy: The AMEX Bank Review Prize Essays - In Memory of Robert Marjolin, Vol. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events Somehow the waitress chooses this moment to take our order, and is waved away. Real Name: Richard Timothy Smith. Richard O'Brien, creator of The Rocky Horror Show, is interviewed onstage -- and what an entertaining performance! Richard O’Brien could, unwittingly, be describing himself. 679 companies including McDonalds Asia Pacific, Chevron Australia, Vodafone Hutchison and News Corp made $462 billion in revenue in Australia last year without contributing a single cent to the nation’s health, education, defense or welfare. They both provided three songs for the film The Return of Captain Invincible (1983). After a long and successful career based in the United Kingdom, he gained dual citizenship with New Zealand in 2011, where he resided in Tauranga. Welcome back. Written by: Richard O'Brien 27 Replies ATO data shows that 36 per cent of large companies paid no tax in the 2014-15 financial year. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He has great technique, of course, but there is a vast difference between a facile technician and the brilliance and perfect feel that is Rich O’Brien’s . Richard O'Brien. 4 (O'Brien's Collecting Toy Trains), Collecting Toy Soldiers: An Identification & Value Guide, The Official Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie Novel, Collecting Toys: A Collector's Identifi (O'Brien's Collecting Toys), Collecting Foreign-Made Toy Soldiers: Identification and Value Guide, Collecting American-Made Toy Soldiers: Identification and Value Guide, American Premium Guide to Electric Trains, Researching American-Made Toy Soldiers: Thirty-Two Years of Articles, The Barclay Catalog Book & The Second Catalog Book, The Story of American Toys: From the Puritans to the Present, Global Financial Integration: The End of Geography (Chatham House Papers), The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Original Movie Scripts, Finance and the International Economy: The AMEX Bank Review Prize Essays - In Memory of Robert Marjolin, Vol. He continued writing musicals with Richard Hartleylike T. Zee (1976), Disaster (1978), The Stripper (1982), and Top People (1984). 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