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The statue was very different the accompanying gardens were a pleasant surprise. The lane way has a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PerthMumof2
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Perth, Australia
Quirky, unexpected feature in city centre.

Great photo-op for one of our favourite films of all time. Richard O'Brien is a genius - the statue... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Nick_Harris
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue was very different the accompanying gardens were a pleasant surprise. The lane way has a toilet block and the gardens keep up the theme of Rocky horror.

Thank PerthMumof2
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Enjoy the statue of Riff Raff on the site of a historic theatre. Even the toilets are themed to Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I love that you can write a review on a statue! It’s really exciting and does wonders for my review count! Statue is in a part of town that is clearly being remoddled and that’s probably for the best! Someone added a scalf to old...More

Thank SilicoJack
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Bonus when strolling along the main street of Hamilton, Victoria Street on the river side, there is a statue of the iconic Riff Raff character from the musical science fiction horror comedy movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The writer of this show, Richard O'Brien...More

Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I just happened on this statue whilst in Hamilton. I'm not a 'cult fan' but enjoyed 'Rocky Horror', so I guess why not put a statue here. It's an OK stature, and the plaque is very informative. Go for it!

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Great photo-op for one of our favourite films of all time. Richard O'Brien is a genius - the statue had been revamped since our last visit - if you are a Rocky Horror fan - make sure you stop by

Thank Nick_Harris
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We came across a bit by accident, but thought it was great. The whole little square is interesting. Those "older ones" from UK may remember him as the host of the Crystal Maze (on Channel 4 - I think). The red 'cabin is actually toilets...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

A brilliant homage to one of Hamilton’s adopted sons. Very well laid out and informative and fantastic that somebody has gone to the trouble erecting such a monument

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We saw this by accident as we were walking along the Main Street to the museum. It was quirky and interesting but to appreciate it fully you really need to be a fan of the movie.

Thank bdon257
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

People from Hamilton are very proud of this statue. You have to be a fan of The Rocky Horror Picture Show to appreciate it, otherwise, it just looks like an odd man in heels and that turns off many who visit (thus the one star...More

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