The popular musical will be heading out on tour from the 12th July.
It has been announced that Strictly Come Dancing star Ore Oduba is set to play Brad in the upcoming UK tour of the Rocky Horror Show which will open at the Southampton Mayflower from the 12th July.
Directed by Christopher Luscombe, the cast is also set to include Stephen Webb (Jersey Boys / Legally Blonde) as Frank, Philip Franks (The Darling Buds of May) as The Narrator and Haley Flaherty (Mamma Mia! / Chicago) as Janet. Meanwhile, Kristian Lavercombe (Jersey Boys / Jesus Christ Superstar) will once again reprise his role as Riff Raff, with Lauren Ingram (Beauty and the Beast / My Fair Lady) as Columbia. Callum Evans (Grease / Miss Saigon) will be take on the role of Rocky, with Joe Allen (Little Shop of Horrors / Charlie and The Chocolate Factory) as Eddie and Dr Scott.
The cast will also feature Reece Budin (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical / Man of La Mancha), Jordan Fox (Kinky Boots / Hairspray) and Rachel Grundy as the phantoms (Starlight Express / Peter Pan), with Danny Knott (Saturday Night Fever / A Midsummer Nights’ Dream) as Male Swing.
After its run at the Southampton Mayflower, the production will then tour to: Canterbury, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Plymouth, Llandudno, Sunderland, Birmingham, Bradford, Hull, Brighton, Blackpool, Bromley, Oxford, Cardiff, Belfast, Poole, Hastings, Aberdeen, Stoke-on-Trent and Southend.
The musical includes the songs “Sweet Transvestite”, “Science Fiction/Double Feature”, “Dammit Janet” and “The Time-Warp”. It first opened in London in June 1973 at the Royal Court’s Theatre Upstairs and has since toured around the world.
For more information about the show visit: https://www.rockyhorror.co.uk/