A great comedy scene from the 1986 Nokia tops featuring John Corcoran, Denny Corcoran, Ann McGrath and Boola Power.

Here’s a great short video taken behind the scenes and in the foyer on what as far as I can ascertain is the world premier performance. Nice and short – have a look, loads of familiar faces in there!

From Waterford Musical Society’s production of South Pacific – here is the Sea Bee chorus with the wonderful Lynsey Penkert as Bloody Mary.

Here is your weekly fix of showtimes if you’re that way inclined! First broadcast October 18th on WLR at 7pm.

Ever wonder what the letters were like that informed you that you had made it to the next round of the Tops? Here is one from 1981 from Niall O’Flynn to Waterford Glass group leader Dando Kelly. Click below to have a read. 1981 – Tops Letter – Waterford Glass

Here is Showtime! from October 4th, first broadcast at 7pm on WLR. For more see www.wlrfm.com

Time for a bit of comedy to cheer us all up with the legendary Petey Graham. This is taken from the Denny Corcoran tribute night in 2003.

Here is a very popular selection from last Sundays Stream – the ‘Crooners’ scene from the 2010 Variety show featuring Des Manahan, Billy McCarthy, Vicki Graham, Ursula Hauck and Glenn Murphy.

Here is Showtime! from October 4th, first broadcast at 7pm on WLR. For more see www.wlrfm.com

Here is the finale from the 1989 Tramore Tops of the Town entry that we showed recently on our stream.

Here is Showtime! from September 27th, first broadcast at 7pm on WLR. For more see www.wlrfm.com

Huge interest in seeing this one again as it seemed half of Lisduggan was in it.. here is the full ‘Ballroom Of Romance’ scene including the dancing at the start. Taken from the St. Pauls Tops 1989.

For anybody who missed Showtime on WLR I’ll be posting up the shows here a couple of weeks after they broadcast live for archive purposes so you can get your fix of show tunes. I’ll also get to put in full versions of songs I may have had to editContinue Reading

Here is the final to the 1983 Raytex Tops of the Town show. Conducted by Patsy Sheridan the scene starts with him singing ‘In The Navy’ from the pit and goes on to feature Paddy Galvin as a soloist.

Local talent on display in this video yet again – first up we have Brian ‘The Mod’ Kennedy leading Copacabana followed by Enda Jackman on ‘I Dreamed A Dream’. Ray Collins continues with ‘Bring Him Home and the ensemble pick up with ‘Do You Hear the People Sing?’ featuring DeeContinue Reading

A flashback to a Chicago rehearsal in 1992. Stage Fright are videoed – approaching their performance date as the band call is part of the video too. Enjoy the nostalgia!

The gang at Waterford Youth Arts have sent over the link for tonights livestream and a programme to download and have a browse through to accompany the performance. The link is below, so you can watch it here if you like. The performance is at 9pm tonight, so bookmark yourContinue Reading

It was with enormous disappointment that Waterford Youth Arts announced that outdoor theatre event STOLEN TIME at Wyse Park wass now cancelled, in light of recently revised public health restrictions. The outdoor theatre spectacle was to run for six nights of performance at Wyse Park, Johns Lane, Waterford as aContinue Reading

Fronted by Hazel Kelly (Tebay) here is the Blood Brothers scene from the 1993 Ray Ban Tops, produced by Michael Grant – also featuring Damien Squell Walshe, Paul Greene and Brenda Giles.

Here is the finale to the St. Pauls Tops Of The Town 1989 show. It features Brian ‘Mod’ Kennedy on lead vocals.

Here is a great little video. The Premiere of ‘Pentimenti’ was attended by the Israeli Ambassador and his reactions were caught on camera along with the then Mayor – Brian Swift. Carrie Crowley, Mary Roche and Gerry O’Carroll also make an appearance!

Here is the programme from the 1977 local final between ACEC and Waterford Glass. The ACEC show featured the famous ‘Evita’ scene and went on to win the national final in the Gaiety. Click below to read on. 1977 – Local Final – ACEC vs Waterford Glass You can hearContinue Reading

Here is the opening from Gala 121 featuring music from ‘A Chorus Line’. Fronted by Michelle Kennedy.

Some classic comedy today from Nokia Tops 1986 – Denny and Paul Corcoran in ‘The Flea’ (with some help from Anne McGrath)