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Richard O'Brien: 32 videos

Crystal Maze (1990, Season One Intro)Crystal Maze (1990, Season One Intro) - 45 seconds (540x399, 25 fps, 5.1 MB). Introductory sequence for Season One of The Crystal Maze in 1990, with your host Richard O'Brien as Reckless Rick.
Crystal Maze (1990-02-15, Season 1 Episode 1 Part 1)Crystal Maze (1990-02-15, Season 1 Episode 1 Part 1) - 25 minutes 8 seconds (540x399, 25 fps, 168.3 MB). Video continues in Part 2. "Hello, Richard O'Brien here... your genial guide to The Crystal Maze." Richard O'Brien hosts the premiere episode of The Crystal Maze, a popular U.K. game show.
Crystal Maze (1990-02-15, Season 1 Episode 1 Part 2)Crystal Maze (1990-02-15, Season 1 Episode 1 Part 2) - 26 minutes 29 seconds (540x399, 25 fps, 177.3 MB). Video continued from Part 1. "Well everybody, they're going back to the real world... and I've got to go back and you know rake the sand in Aztec World, tuck mommy in in my own little Medieval World, and come up with a few more games for other people to play." Richard O'Brien hosts the premiere episode of The Crystal Maze, a popular U.K. game show.
Crystal Maze (1991, Season Two Intro)Crystal Maze (1991, Season Two Intro) - 45 seconds (540x406, 25 fps, 5.1 MB). Introductory sequence for Season Two of The Crystal Maze in 1991, with your host Richard O'Brien as Reckless Rick.
Crystal Maze (1992, Season Three Intro)Crystal Maze (1992, Season Three Intro) - 45 seconds (540x414, 25 fps, 5.0 MB). Introductory sequence for Season Three of The Crystal Maze in 1992, with your host Richard O'Brien as Reckless Rick.
Crystal Maze (1993, Season Four Intro)Crystal Maze (1993, Season Four Intro) - 45 seconds (540x401, 25 fps, 5.0 MB). Introductory sequence for Season Four of The Crystal Maze in 1993, with your host Richard O'Brien as Reckless Rick. This was the final season that Richard O'Brien hosted the show, as he left and was replaced by Edward Tudor-Pole. Amusingly Edward Tudor-Pole was a fellow Rocky Horror Show alumni (and Riff Raff!), having performed on stage in the 1990 London revival.
Dark City (Apprehending John Murdoch)Dark City (Apprehending John Murdoch) - 1 minute (720x304, 24 fps, 6.7 MB). Richard O'Brien as Mr. Hand attempts to apprehend John Murdoch (played by Rufus Sewell), in this 1998 film. "So it seems you've discovered your unpleasant nature." "Sleep... now."
Dark City (Imprinting Mr. Hand)Dark City (Imprinting Mr. Hand) - 2 minutes 4 seconds (720x304, 24 fps, 13.8 MB). Richard O'Brien as Mr. Hand is imprinted with the memories of John Murdoch, in this 1998 film. "Oh yes, Mr. Book. I have John Murdoch... in mind."
Elvira's Haunted Hills (Flashback)Elvira's Haunted Hills (Flashback) - 1 minute 6 seconds (540x398, 30 fps, 7.4 MB). Richard O'Brien in the role of Lord Vladimere Hellsubus flashes back to earlier life with the Lady Elura (played by Elvira), in this 2001 film. Includes an absolutely hilarious segment where he's trying to cheer up Lady Elura at her bedside.
Elvira's Haunted Hills (Making Of - Casting Richard O'Brien)Elvira's Haunted Hills (Making Of - Casting Richard O'Brien) - 1 minute 9 seconds (540x412, 30 fps, 7.8 MB). Elvira talks about how Richard O'Brien was cast as Lord Vladimere Hellsubus for this 2001 film. Apparently Richard Chamberlain was the first choice but he had to back out shortly before shooting began in favor of an actual paying job. Richard O'Brien on the other hand was available quickly and wasn't concerned about the pay, if it meant playing a fabulous horror character.
Flash Gordon (Fico Plays Pipes)Flash Gordon (Fico Plays Pipes) - 33 seconds (720x304, 24 fps, 3.6 MB). Richard O'Brien plays the pipes as Fico, a Tree Man, in this 1980 film. "That damn woman's using me again!" "Well what do you expect of Ming's daughter? Never understood what you see in her." "Keep playing your bloody pipes, fool."
Night Train (Mrs. Froy Encounter)Night Train (Mrs. Froy Encounter) - 1 minute 25 seconds (636x360, 30 fps, 9.5 MB). Richard O'Brien plays a cross-dressing role as Mrs. Froy in this 2009 film.
Spice World (Credits)Spice World (Credits) - 30 seconds (504x274, 30 fps, 3.4 MB). Richard O'Brien plays Damien (the tabloid photographer) in this 1997 film. Here he chats about his character with another cast member during the credits. "But why can't I have a softer side? Like you know, the kids are going to start hating me. You know they're going to start attacking me in the street, like."
Spice World (Damien Epiphany)Spice World (Damien Epiphany) - 59 seconds (670x360, 30 fps, 6.6 MB). Richard O'Brien plays Damien (the tabloid photographer) in this 1997 film. Here he is caught with his camera by The Spice Girls at the hospital, precipitating a chase, bumping his head, and an epiphany. "Oh do you know what, girls? You've made me realize I've been living a meaningless lie."
Spice World (Damien In The Toilet)Spice World (Damien In The Toilet) - 41 seconds (670x360, 30 fps, 4.5 MB). In a memorable scene from this 1997 film, Richard O'Brien as Damien (the tabloid photographer) actually crawls up out of a toilet at night in the house occupied by The Spice Girls.
Spice World (Damien Introduction)Spice World (Damien Introduction) - 39 seconds (670x360, 30 fps, 4.3 MB). "How do we know you're any good, pal?" "7:45... you sniffing your socks before putting them on. 8:55... you in the lift picking your nose." Richard O'Brien is introduced as Damien, the tabloid photographer, in this 1997 film. He's being interviewed by tabloid editor Kevin McMaxford, played by Barry Humphries.
Spicks and Specks (2008-02-27)Spicks and Specks (2008-02-27) - 2 minutes 7 seconds (624x350, 25 fps, 14.2 MB). "What inspired you to write a musical about an alien transvestite that came to Earth and had sex with everyone?" Guest panelist Richard O'Brien is introduced on ABC's "Spicks and Specks" in Australia, a music-themed television quiz show. They talk about how The Rocky Horror Picture Show came about, and show a couple photos of Riff Raff in the movie and as a statue in Hamilton, New Zealand. Originally aired on February 27th, 2008.
The Contraption (1977)The Contraption (1977) - 7 minutes 36 seconds (540x420, 30 fps, 51.0 MB). Short film by James Dearden, starring Richard O'Brien as The Man. There is only one spoken line, voiced by Charlotte Cornwell: "Out of all the men in the world, I ended up marrying a bloody mouse".
Angel In Me by Richard O'BrienAngel In Me - 5 minutes 19 seconds (662x360, 30 fps, 45.0 MB). Richard O'Brien appears in this 1998 music video to promote his Absolute O'Brien album. The Angel In Me song was originally performed for his Disgracefully Yours stage show, and he appears here in full costume as Mephistopheles Smith. During the sidewalk scene, keep an eye out for various U.K. Rocky fans walking through the crowd in their lingerie.
Eddie's Teddy (VH1 Behind The Music) by Richard O'BrienEddie's Teddy (VH1 Behind The Music) - 1 minute 27 seconds (540x410, 30 fps, 9.7 MB). Richard O'Brien "Unplugged" plays acoustic guitar and sings a solo version of Eddie's Teddy while walking around Oakley Court (i.e. "the castle"). This was recorded for the VH1 Behind the Music special on The Rocky Horror Picture Show, originally aired on Halloween 1999.
Maniacal Laughter (VH1 Behind The Music) by Richard O'BrienManiacal Laughter (VH1 Behind The Music) - 16 seconds (540x410, 30 fps, 1.8 MB). Richard O'Brien laughs maniacally and blows us a kiss from the door to Oakley Court (i.e. "the castle"). This was recorded for the VH1 Behind the Music special on The Rocky Horror Picture Show, originally aired on Halloween 1999.
Over At The Frankenstein Place (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) by Richard O'BrienOver At The Frankenstein Place (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) - 2 minutes 11 seconds (320x240, 15 fps, 14.6 MB). Richard O'Brien "Unplugged" plays acoustic guitar and sings a solo version of Over At The Frankenstein Place while sitting on a lips shaped couch. "And that's the truth." Recorded for the Rocky Interactive Horror Show CD-ROM.
Over At The Frankenstein Place (VH1 Behind The Music) by Richard O'BrienOver At The Frankenstein Place (VH1 Behind The Music) - 1 minute 6 seconds (540x410, 30 fps, 7.4 MB). Richard O'Brien "Unplugged" plays acoustic guitar and sings a solo version of Over At The Frankenstein Place from just outside Oakley Court (i.e. "the castle"). This was recorded for the VH1 Behind the Music special on The Rocky Horror Picture Show, originally aired on Halloween 1999.
Science Fiction/Double Feature (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) by Richard O'BrienScience Fiction/Double Feature (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) - 3 minutes 47 seconds (320x240, 15 fps, 25.2 MB). Richard O'Brien "Unplugged" plays acoustic guitar and sings Science Fiction/Double Feature while sitting on a lips shaped couch. Includes silly face and sound effect accompaniments. Recorded for the Rocky Interactive Horror Show CD-ROM.
Superheroes (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) by Richard O'BrienSuperheroes (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) - 2 minutes 22 seconds (320x240, 15 fps, 15.7 MB). Richard O'Brien "Unplugged" plays acoustic guitar and sings a solo version of Superheroes while sitting on a lips shaped couch. The random scat singing and sound effects are pretty amusing...:-) Recorded for the Rocky Interactive Horror Show CD-ROM.
Superheroes (VH1 Behind The Music) by Richard O'BrienSuperheroes (VH1 Behind The Music) - 1 minute 39 seconds (540x410, 30 fps, 11.1 MB). Richard O'Brien "Unplugged" plays acoustic guitar and sings a solo version of Superheroes from just outside Oakley Court (i.e. "the castle"). This was recorded for the VH1 Behind the Music special on The Rocky Horror Picture Show, originally aired on Halloween 1999.
Sweet Transvestite (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) by Richard O'BrienSweet Transvestite (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) - 51 seconds (320x240, 15 fps, 5.7 MB). Richard O'Brien "Unplugged" plays acoustic guitar and sings the first verse (only) of Sweet Transvestite. He's also wearing a nice frock and wig while tapping his high heels to the beat, sitting on a lips shaped couch. Recorded for the Rocky Interactive Horror Show CD-ROM.
Time Warp (2000-02-19) by Richard O'BrienTime Warp (2000-02-19) - 3 minutes 47 seconds (540x411, 25 fps, 27.1 MB). Richard O'Brien sings The Time Warp live with the SAS Band (present here only as unseen backup singers) at Shepherds Bush Empire in London on February 19th, 2000. Bizarrely, the text running towards the beginning (falsely) claims that the song was never released as a single.
Time Warp (2008-02-27) by Richard O'BrienTime Warp (2008-02-27) - 2 minutes 20 seconds (624x350, 25 fps, 15.6 MB). Guest panelist Richard O'Brien sings The Time Warp before the closing credits on ABC's "Spicks and Specks" in Australia, a music-themed television quiz show. The other panelists as well as the show's host, Adam Hills, all get into the act. Originally aired on February 27th, 2008.
Time Warp (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) by Richard O'BrienTime Warp (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) - 1 minute 27 seconds (320x240, 15 fps, 9.7 MB). Richard O'Brien plays an unplugged electric guitar and sings the first verse (only) of The Time Warp. "Shame on you." Recorded for the Rocky Interactive Horror Show CD-ROM.
Time Warp (VH1 Behind The Music) by Richard O'BrienTime Warp (VH1 Behind The Music) - 1 minute 31 seconds (540x410, 30 fps, 10.2 MB). Richard O'Brien "Unplugged" plays acoustic guitar and sings a solo version of The Time Warp while walking around Oakley Court (i.e. "the castle"). This was recorded for the VH1 Behind the Music special on The Rocky Horror Picture Show, originally aired on Halloween 1999.
Time Warp "Master Class" (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) by Richard O'BrienTime Warp "Master Class" (Rocky Interactive Horror Show) - 34 seconds (316x240, 15 fps, 3.8 MB). "Have you ever heard of a little number called The Time Warp?" Recorded for the Rocky Interactive Horror Show CD-ROM.