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2006 – Babes In The Woods Gallery – Waterford Panto

2006 – Babes In The Woods Gallery – Waterford Panto

Its been a while since we had some photos and something from Panto – so way back to 2006 and Babes in The Woods in the Theatre Royal. Added to[Read More…]

1997 – Press Details for ‘Joseph’ – Premier Productions

1997 – Press Details for ‘Joseph’ – Premier Productions

Well – it was big news at the time! One of the first groups to be allowed to perform the updated new version of ‘Joseph’ back in 1997 was Premier[Read More…]

2006 – De La Salle College – Les Mis Show Programme

2006 – De La Salle College – Les Mis Show Programme

The first Schools production of Les Mis in Waterford was performed by De La Salle College in 2006 in the Theatre Royal. Here is the show programme from that very[Read More…]

WTA 114 – Backstage At Crazy For You – 2003

WTA 114 – Backstage At Crazy For You – 2003

Another of the Backstage videos – this time of Crazy For You by Premier Productions in 2003. This mainly features a tour of the set (or lack thereof) by the[Read More…]

1959 – Oklahoma! Show Programme – De La Salle MS

1959 – Oklahoma! Show Programme – De La Salle MS

Way back 60 years ago De La Salle MS were producing Oklahoma! A very old programme here and a very welcome addition to the archive! Added to the DLS Archive[Read More…]

WTA 113 – Tramore Tops 1992 Opening

WTA 113 – Tramore Tops 1992 Opening

This is the opening from the Tramore Tops 1992 production produced by the late great Bryan Flynn. This show got to the national quarter finals. The opening featuring songs from[Read More…]

WTA 112 – Annie – Premier Productions 1997

WTA 112 – Annie – Premier Productions 1997

No video exists of ‘Annie’ as a whole which took to the stage in 1996 – but some extracts of it were performed in Stage Fright’s Gala 121 in 1997.[Read More…]

2005 – The Wizard Of Oz – Flaggy Lane Juniors

2005 – The Wizard Of Oz – Flaggy Lane Juniors

Another classic photo today – and this time it’s from the Flaggy Lane Juniors production of ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ – 2005. Young and familiar faces here sharing the stage[Read More…]

1994 – Oliver! Fagin’s Gang Photo

1994 – Oliver! Fagin’s Gang Photo

Just a short update today – but what a great update and what a great photo. Fagin’s gang from the 1994 Stage Fright production of Oliver! , and how young[Read More…]

2012 – The last WIFLO Season Brochure

2012 – The last WIFLO Season Brochure

By request here is the final WIFLO Brochure from 2012 – the festival that saw the South Eastern Theatre Group sweep the boards with Les Miserables. The Festival had fallen[Read More…]

WTA 111 – Modern Major General

WTA 111 – Modern Major General

Des Manahan has long been the definitive G&S performer in Waterford and beyond, and in 1996 and 1998 he played one of his favourite parts for the Edmund Rice Choral[Read More…]

1985 Tops Magazine

1985 Tops Magazine

I love these old Tops Magazines – this one from 1985. The other 2 in the archive are here and here. As usual, there are loads of photos from around[Read More…]

1974 – WIFLO Programme

1974 – WIFLO Programme

This is a rather unusual programme for WIFLO – it merely lists the shows and has all the usual paraphernalia with committees and lists etc… but has no actual details[Read More…]

1986 – Tops National Quarter Finals Programme. Waterford Glass vs ESB

1986 – Tops National Quarter Finals Programme. Waterford Glass vs ESB

In 1986 Waterford Glass reached the televised final of the Tops only to finish as runners-up. Here is the show programme from the quarter-final performance in Limerick vs the ESB[Read More…]

WTA 110 – Nothing Dirty Going On from ‘The Best Little Whorehouse’ – Premier Productions 2002

WTA 110 – Nothing Dirty Going On from ‘The Best Little Whorehouse’ – Premier Productions 2002

Another rare extract from ‘The Little Whorehouse In Texas’ from 2003. Premier Productions produced the show in the Theatre Royal. No Video was recorded for this production, but thankfully WLR’s[Read More…]

1998 – The Salvage Shop at the Gaiety Theatre – Red Kettle

1998 – The Salvage Shop at the Gaiety Theatre – Red Kettle

Delighted to have this programme from the production of the Salvage Shop that played at our the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin in 1998. The Salvage Shop was written by local[Read More…]

WTA 109 – Oliver from Gala 121 – 1997

WTA 109 – Oliver from Gala 121 – 1997

Today it’s another classic extract from Gala 121, 1997 – some scenes from ‘Oliver’ the Stage Fright production that did so well in WIFLO 1995.

WTA 108 – ‘I Got Rhythm’ from Premier Productions ‘Crazy For You’ – 2003

WTA 108 – ‘I Got Rhythm’ from Premier Productions ‘Crazy For You’ – 2003

‘Crazy For You’ is the modern-day Gershwin musical, and in 2003 Premier Productions produced the show in the Theatre Royal Waterford, directed by Liam Butler and Choreography by Michelle Condon.[Read More…]

1989 – How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying – De La Salle College

1989 – How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying – De La Salle College

In 1989 De La Salle College produced arguably the finest College and possibly junior show of all time – How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. It was a[Read More…]

WTA 107 – GALA 121 – The ‘Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute’ – 1997

WTA 107 – GALA 121 – The ‘Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute’ – 1997

In 1997 Stage Fright produced ‘Gala 121’ – celebrating 121 years of the Theatre Royal as a theatre. One of the scenes in it was the ‘Tribute to Lloyd Webber’[Read More…]

WTA 106 – The Indian Scene from Annie Get Your Gun 1992

WTA 106 – The Indian Scene from Annie Get Your Gun 1992

This is another classic scene from the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society’s production of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ in 1992 starring the legendary Martina Flynn as Annie and Denny[Read More…]

2017 – Bugsy Malone – SE Theatre Group

2017 – Bugsy Malone – SE Theatre Group

In Spring of 2017 the South Eastern Theatre Group presented the ever-popular ‘Bugsy Malone’ in the Theatre Royal. Here’s the show programme – added to the SETG Archive here. 2017[Read More…]

WTA 105 – The Good Council – The Bilberry Goats

WTA 105 – The Good Council – The Bilberry Goats

It’s been a little while since we had a bit of comedy and a new ‘Goats’ video so here we go – the ‘Good Council’ sketch… and let’s hope it’s[Read More…]

Showtime 015 – Lovesong

Showtime 015 – Lovesong

Red ‘n Blue Theatre present the Irish Premiere of Lovesong in Garter Lane this week. A new Waterford Theatre company – what’s not to love? Jenny Fennessy and Dylan Kennedy[Read More…]

1997 – Waterford Youth Arts – The War Mongrels Programme

1997 – Waterford Youth Arts – The War Mongrels Programme

A visit to our friends in Waterford Youth Arts today and their 1997 production of ‘The War Mongrels’, written and directed by Liam Meagher. Added to the WYA archive here.[Read More…]

WTA 104 – Waterford Glass Tops Opening 1983

WTA 104 – Waterford Glass Tops Opening 1983

Featuring such songs as ‘Kisses of Fire Burning Burning’ and ‘Come on Baby Light My Fire’ – it’s easy to see the common theme in the opening to this particular[Read More…]

1965 – De La Salle Musical Society – The Desert Song

1965 – De La Salle Musical Society – The Desert Song

Way way back 54 years today to the De La Salle Musical Society and ‘The Desert Song’. Up until it’s recent demise, De La Salle was the longest running musical[Read More…]

Showtime 014 – Glenn Murphy

Showtime 014 – Glenn Murphy

Glenn Murphy returns to the Waterford Stage later this month with a trio of concerts ‘From Me To You’ in Garter Lane. I caught up with Glenn to talk about[Read More…]

WTA 103 – Sound of Music 2012 Intro and Doe A Deer

WTA 103 – Sound of Music 2012 Intro and Doe A Deer

Back to 2012 tonight and some more class video from the lens of Colin Shanahan of Digicol media. It’s the intro sequence and some clips from ‘The Sound Of Music’[Read More…]

1959 – The First WIFLO Season Brochure

1959 – The First WIFLO Season Brochure

It’s great to have a copy of the original 1959 WIFLO season Brochure from the very first Festival of Light Opera. 60 years ago this year, this rare programme is[Read More…]

WTA 102 – The Pirates of Penzance – Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society

WTA 102 – The Pirates of Penzance – Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society

1998 was a time when any shows going on had to find alternative venues as the Theatre Royal was closed for renovations. The Edmund Rice society chose to produce ‘The[Read More…]

Showtime Episode 12 – Panto

Showtime Episode 12 – Panto

Episode 12 visits the wonderful world of Panto with the ‘Ghost of Panto Past’ – Padraig O’Griofa and the ‘Ghost of Christmas Present’ – Anne Corcoran Brown. 33 years this[Read More…]

WTA 101 – 1992 – Fame – Spotlight Productions Video Clip

WTA 101 – 1992 – Fame – Spotlight Productions Video Clip

The European Premier of ‘Fame’ took place in the Theatre Royal in the winter of 1992.  It was probably not the best show ever to grace the Theatre Royal stage,[Read More…]

1979 – WIFLO Season Brochure

1979 – WIFLO Season Brochure

Back 39 years to 1979 today and the Waterford International Festival of Light Opera season brochure – have a look! Added to the WIFLO archive here. 1979 – WIFLO Season[Read More…]

Showtime Episode 11 – Br. Ben Hanlon Pt 2

Showtime Episode 11 – Br. Ben Hanlon Pt 2

I recently spoke to Br. Ben about the Addams Family. When we finished talking about that we left the ‘tape running’ so to speak – and talked about choirs, theatre,[Read More…]

WTA 100 – Broadway Melody from ‘Singing In The Rain’ 2005

WTA 100 – Broadway Melody from ‘Singing In The Rain’ 2005

A clip from the ‘Singing In The Rain’ that took the WIFLO honours in 2005 from our own Flaggy Lane Productions… this is ‘Broadway Melody’ – enjoy!

2015 Bilberry Goats Show Programme

2015 Bilberry Goats Show Programme

Here is the programme from the Bilberry Goats 2015 performance in Garter Lane Theatre. Added to the Bilberry Goats Archive here 2015 – Bilberry Goats Show Programme

Showtime Episode 010 – Jim Nolan and Mount Prospect

Showtime Episode 010 – Jim Nolan and Mount Prospect

Always a pleasure to talk to Jim Nolan anytime of the year. At the moment he’s working on Mt. Prospect – a co-production with WIT and Garter Lane. Jim talks[Read More…]

1978 – ACEC Tops Celebration Show

1978 – ACEC Tops Celebration Show

In the 1970’s the ACEC dominated Tops both locally and nationally. 1978 saw the company present a 2 hour special show in the Theatre Royal to celebrate this success. Here[Read More…]

2007 – Jesus Christ Superstar – De La Salle College

2007 – Jesus Christ Superstar – De La Salle College

The programme from the third time that De La Salle College produced Jesus Christ Superstar – this time the 2007 version. Have a browse! Added to the DLS archive here.[Read More…]

Showtime 009 – Jack Cunningham Productions and Little Shop Of Horrors

Showtime 009 – Jack Cunningham Productions and Little Shop Of Horrors

The busy October continues as Jack Cunningham Productions brings us ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’. He joins us for a chat along with Emma Walsh. Also as a bonus some cast[Read More…]

WTA 099 – The Opening – John Player Tops 1987 Waterford Glass

WTA 099 – The Opening – John Player Tops 1987 Waterford Glass

Today it’s back to the classic 1987 televised final and the opening from the Waterford Glass show which featured heavily ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’. Some familiar faces and names[Read More…]

2001 – Brigadoon – De La Salle Musical Society

2001 – Brigadoon – De La Salle Musical Society

Back 17 years today to roughly around this time of year and De La Salle were presenting ‘Brigadoon’ in the Theatre Royal under the direction of Tony Finnegan. The show[Read More…]

Showtime 008 – The Beautiful Game with Dee Lanigan

Showtime 008 – The Beautiful Game with Dee Lanigan

The busy October schedule continues with the South Eastern Theatre Groups production of ‘The Beautiful Game’ rapidly approaching. Chairperson Dee Lanigan called in for a chat about what to expect[Read More…]

WTA 098 – ‘Les Miserables’ from ‘Roast’.

WTA 098 – ‘Les Miserables’ from ‘Roast’.

Some comedy today from the cast of ‘Roast’ – a ‘Les Mis’ medley that any show fan will enjoy for sure…

1996 – The Stomping Ground – Red Kettle

1996 – The Stomping Ground – Red Kettle

In 1996 Red Kettle produced ‘The Stomping Ground’ which was a new play by Loughlin Deegan. The show brochure is below, and added to the Red Kettle Archive here.  [Read More…]

Showtime 007 – Br. Ben on the Addams Family and De La Salle at 40

Showtime 007 – Br. Ben on the Addams Family and De La Salle at 40

Brother Ben has seen it all with De La Salle College… this episode he joins me to talk about the Addams Family – De La Salle’s annual production and De[Read More…]

WTA 097 – Family Misfortunes with the Bilberry Goats

WTA 097 – Family Misfortunes with the Bilberry Goats

Currently on stage in Garter Lane with their new production of ‘I do, I Do, So I Do’, it’s time to pay a monthly visit to the comedy archive of[Read More…]

2008 – Cinderella – Waterford Panto Society Programme

2008 – Cinderella – Waterford Panto Society Programme

A visit to Panto today and back to 2008 when Waterford Panto Society produced the only one of it’s 33 productions outside of the Theatre Royal – in ‘The Forum’.[Read More…]

Showtime 006 – I Do, I Do, So I Do – Tony Corcoran

Showtime 006 – I Do, I Do, So I Do – Tony Corcoran

It’s not every week you open a ‘World Premiere’ – and that’s exactly what is on this week in Garter Lane from the pen of Tony Corcoran and the hilarious[Read More…]

Audio Interview – Paul ‘Flex’ Browne Talks to Mary O’Neill about Man Of La Mancha

Audio Interview – Paul ‘Flex’ Browne Talks to Mary O’Neill about Man Of La Mancha

Loads of audio snippets to add over the next few weeks to the archive. This one is from 2017 and Paul Browne dropped into Mary O’Neill on the ‘Fringe’ to[Read More…]

WTA 096 – Singing In The Rain Finale – Flaggy Lane 2005

WTA 096 – Singing In The Rain Finale – Flaggy Lane 2005

Here is the finale from the WIFLO winning production of ‘Singing In The Rain’ from Flaggy Lane Productions – an award winning production under the direction of Pat McElwain. It[Read More…]

2005 – WIFLO Season Brochure

2005 – WIFLO Season Brochure

Today we have the season brochure from WIFLO 2005 when Flaggy Lane Productions became the first Waterford Society to win the Festival with ‘Singing In The Rain’.. a feat they[Read More…]

1984 – De La Salle College – My Fair Lady Show Programme

1984 – De La Salle College – My Fair Lady Show Programme

Back 34 years today to the Spring of 1984 and De La Salle College presented ‘My Fair Lady’ in the Theatre Royal as their annual production. As always – a[Read More…]

Sleeping Beauty – 2000 – Show Programme

Sleeping Beauty – 2000 – Show Programme

A bit of Panto today and the programme from Waterford Panto Society’s production of ‘Sleeping Beauty’. Added to the Panto archive here. 2000 – Sleeping Beauty – Show Programme

WTA 095 – The Dr. Dolittle Scene from Nokia Tops 1990

WTA 095 – The Dr. Dolittle Scene from Nokia Tops 1990

This scene features the legendary Gary Power as Dr. Dolittle from the 1990’s Nokia Tops of the Town entry, produced by Michael Grant. It also has some familiar faces popping[Read More…]

WTA 094 – Jonah (2003) by Spraoi

WTA 094 – Jonah (2003) by Spraoi

So opening a brand new long overdue item on the archive –  the legends at Spraoi who have been entertaining the city and county (and country!) for as long as[Read More…]

New Website Design and Short List for the Blog awards!

New Website Design and Short List for the Blog awards!

As time was evolving I found that the site was starting to look and feel clunky and dated and mainly a bit cluttered – so I decided to clean it[Read More…]

WTA 093 – Texas Has A Whorehouse In It – Premier Productions 2002

WTA 093 – Texas Has A Whorehouse In It – Premier Productions 2002

Way back to 2002 today and a Liam Meagher production of ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ featuring a host of lovely girls and led by Ray Collins. This is[Read More…]

2016 – A Moon For The Misbegotten – Theatre Royal Productions

2016 – A Moon For The Misbegotten – Theatre Royal Productions

In 2016 the Theatre Royal produced one of Eugene O’Neill’s rarely produced plays – A Moon For The Misbegotten. It was a co-production with the Geva Theatre Centre in Rochester[Read More…]

WTA 092 – Vintage Photos from Tom Healy’s own private collection

WTA 092 – Vintage Photos from Tom Healy’s own private collection

I’m delighted to share this slideshow video with you all today. It’s from the private collection of Tom Healy and is added to the archive with thanks to Tom’s family.[Read More…]

2000 – Blues In The Night – Open Space Theatre Company

2000 – Blues In The Night – Open Space Theatre Company

In 2000 Open Space Theatre Company performed Noel Kelly’s wonderful play about local soccer ‘Blues in The Night’ starring five local actors. Here is the show programme to read. 2000[Read More…]

Showtime 005 – Hairspray Week

Showtime 005 – Hairspray Week

Firmly in the realm of Musical Theatre this week as we turn our attention onto Theatrebox’s production of Hairspray. Joining me is Liam Butler Director and Ben Nolan – Edna[Read More…]

WTA 091 – Jellicle Songs For Jellicle Cats – Ignite Productions

WTA 091 – Jellicle Songs For Jellicle Cats – Ignite Productions

Back in 2012 Ignite Productions (then known as the Waterford Glee Club) performed Cats with a largely junior cast in an award winning production directed by Vicki Graham. Here’s a[Read More…]

1982 – Oklahoma – Presentation Secondary Pupils

1982 – Oklahoma – Presentation Secondary Pupils

Our first show programme from the Presentation Secondary School who have produced quite a number of musicals over the years. This one – Oklahoma from 1982. Lots of familiar names[Read More…]

WTA 090 – The Courtroom – Bilberry Goats

WTA 090 – The Courtroom – Bilberry Goats

Some more classic Comedy for you today – this time the Bilberry Goats and their Courtroom sketch – as Un – PC and hilarious as ever!  

Showtime 004 – Conor Clancy and ‘A Little Room’

Showtime 004 – Conor Clancy and ‘A Little Room’

Back on the audio trail this week after my holidays. Delighted to hear from Conor Clancy all about ‘A Little Room’ and how he’s developing a play which features a[Read More…]

1981 Tops Handwritten Adjudication sheets – Waterford Glass, National Quarter Finals

1981 Tops Handwritten Adjudication sheets – Waterford Glass, National Quarter Finals

To add to our collection of handwritten original adjudications we have this Waterford Glass one from the 1981 national quarter finals. Have a read to see what the adjudicator rated[Read More…]

Annie – De La Salle Musical Society 2007 – Show Programme

Annie – De La Salle Musical Society 2007 – Show Programme

2007 saw De La Salle stage the perennial favourite ‘Annie’ – that seemed to pop up every couple of years in the noughties… Here is the show programme. Added to[Read More…]

WTA 089 – This is the Hour – South Eastern Theatre Group

WTA 089 – This is the Hour – South Eastern Theatre Group

Back to 2013 today and the epic ‘This Is The Hour’ from the South Eastern Theatre Groups production of ‘Miss Saigon’. One of my personal favourite musicals. Featuring Holly Ryan[Read More…]

WTA 088 – Avenue Q Promos

WTA 088 – Avenue Q Promos

Avenue Q is a strange beast of a show – some find it hilarious, some find it – frankly quite offensive. Here are 3 promos that were made at the[Read More…]

WTA 087 – Sit Down You’re Rocking The Boat – The Flying Pigs Ball

WTA 087 – Sit Down You’re Rocking The Boat – The Flying Pigs Ball

More goodies from the ‘Flying Pigs Ball’ today as our esteemed theatre reviewer Pat McEvoy leads the charges in the Guys and Dolls showstopper. [Adsense-A]

1991 – Moonshine – Red Kettle – Show Programme

1991 – Moonshine – Red Kettle – Show Programme

1991 saw Red Kettle producing another Jim Nolan play – this time ‘Moonshine’. Jim Nolan plays are always red letter dates in Waterford Theatre history. Have a browse of the[Read More…]

WTA 086 – Waterford Glass Tops Opening 1982

WTA 086 – Waterford Glass Tops Opening 1982

Some more Tops nostalgia here – the opening to the 1982 Waterford Glass Show.

Showtime Waterford Episode 003 – Spraoi Special

Showtime Waterford Episode 003 – Spraoi Special

How could we feature anything this week other then the jewel in Waterford’s festival crown – Spraoi, the biggest street theatre festival in the country. Joining me are Rob O’Connor,[Read More…]

1999 – De La Salle College – Some Like It Hot – Show Programme

1999 – De La Salle College – Some Like It Hot – Show Programme

1999 saw De La Salle College producing the musical based on the classic Jack Lemmon / Tony Curtis movie. Here is the show programme! Added to the De La Salle[Read More…]

WTA 085 – Everybody’s Got The Right – Episode 3

WTA 085 – Everybody’s Got The Right – Episode 3

And now – the final part of ‘Everybody’s Got The Right’ – the making of Dat’s De Y’s production of Assassins, 2017. This three parter has been a hugely interesting[Read More…]

Showtime Waterford Episode 002 – David Hayes & Nick Bailey – Inside West Side

Showtime Waterford Episode 002 – David Hayes & Nick Bailey – Inside West Side

David Hayes and Nick Bailey are re-working West Side Story into ‘Inside West Side’ – a brand new studio album which received huge support from Waterford Musical Theatre fans in[Read More…]

1957 – The Drama Circle – A Stranger Came

1957 – The Drama Circle – A Stranger Came

Some vintage material today from 1957 – 61 years ago. Here is the show brochure and a press clipping from ‘A Stranger Came’ – The Drama Circle. 1957 – A[Read More…]

WTA 084 – 1991 – My Fair Lady – Get Me To The Church On Time

WTA 084 – 1991 – My Fair Lady – Get Me To The Church On Time

Another classic video today – way back to 1991 and the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society’s production of ‘My Fair Lady’. Featuring the late great Denny Corcoran as Alfie[Read More…]

Showtime Waterford Episode 001 – Michael Quinlan – Misterman

Showtime Waterford Episode 001 – Michael Quinlan – Misterman

So here’s something new for you – a weekly podcast, short and sweet. A few show tunes, a bit of chat about what’s coming up or with arts people in[Read More…]

Waterford Pantomime & Musical Society 1945/1946 Show Programme Cover

Waterford Pantomime & Musical Society 1945/1946 Show Programme Cover

I absolutely LOVE when rarities turn up and this one is a joy to get! It’s a programme cover from the 1945/46 Waterford Panto & Musical Society – a former[Read More…]

WTA 083 – The Beekeeping Sketch

WTA 083 – The Beekeeping Sketch

A classic sketch from Davy Sutton and Terry ‘Scol’ Grant today. The Bee Keeping sketch comes from the early 80’s again, but was reproduced in the Flying Pigs Ball featuring[Read More…]

2006 – WIFLO Season Brochure

2006 – WIFLO Season Brochure

2006 was the year when Flaggy Lane lifted the international trophy for the second time in 2 years, and for only the second time out of 3 times in total[Read More…]

1978 – Tops Local Rounds, Slieverue v Waterford Crystal

1978 – Tops Local Rounds, Slieverue v Waterford Crystal

Back 40 years to 1978 today and a programme from the first local rounds of the Tops Competition that year. It’s the turn of Slieverue and Waterford Crystal. Added to[Read More…]

WTA 082 – Gee Officer Krupke – The Flying Pigs Ball 1995

WTA 082 – Gee Officer Krupke – The Flying Pigs Ball 1995

Here’s a few familiar faces taking part in ‘The Flying Pigs Ball’ – produced by Michael Grant to fill the void that the Tops of the Town left behind after[Read More…]

1986 – De La Salle College – The Music Man

1986 – De La Salle College – The Music Man

In 1986, De La Salle College presented ‘The Music Man’ to add to their wide and diverse range of productions. Here is the show programme. Added to the DLS archive[Read More…]

WTA 081 – 1987 – Tip Tops – Nokia Les Mis Scene

WTA 081 – 1987 – Tip Tops – Nokia Les Mis Scene

Our mini series of ‘Tip Tops’ from 1987 comes to a close with this ‘Les Mis’ scene from Nokia recorded live from the Gaiety stage. Nokia were the beaten local[Read More…]

WTA 080 – The Silent Mikes – Nokia Tops 1987

WTA 080 – The Silent Mikes – Nokia Tops 1987

From the ‘Tip Tops’ series live from the Gaiety stage here is the ‘Silent Mikes’ comedy mime routine from the 1987 Nokia production. Spearheaded by the legendary Eddie Cody the[Read More…]

2003 – One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest – All Of A Sudden TC

2003 – One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest – All Of A Sudden TC

In 2003 All Of A Sudden Theatre Company produced ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest’ in the Forum Theatre Waterford. It was the debut production of ‘All Of A Sudden’.[Read More…]

WTA 079 – The Lambeth Walk from Me And My Girl – 2003 – Edmund Rice

WTA 079 – The Lambeth Walk from Me And My Girl – 2003 – Edmund Rice

Today’s video is the classic ‘Lambeth Walk’ from Me And My Girl from Bryan Flynn’s 2003 production of ‘Me And My Girl’ for the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society.[Read More…]

1989 – Tops Of The Town Local Round Programme

1989 – Tops Of The Town Local Round Programme

Normally all 4 shows in a year wouldn’t be put into the one programme- but 1989 was an exception to the rule. Have a browse of St. Paul’s, Tramore, Nokia[Read More…]

WTA 078 – Lady In Red Scene from Nokia Tops 1987

WTA 078 – Lady In Red Scene from Nokia Tops 1987

More than one or two legends in this one – taken from the RTE Tip Tops Programme in 1987 which was filmed live on the Gaiety Stage. Enjoy as it[Read More…]

WTA 077 – The Miss Saigon Scene from ‘Roast’

WTA 077 – The Miss Saigon Scene from ‘Roast’

More comedy today – the parody of Miss Saigon from Ignite Productions version of ‘Roast’… no more description is necessary – enjoy!

1988 – De La Salle College – Oliver! Programme

1988 – De La Salle College – Oliver! Programme

In 1988 De La Salle College produced ‘Oliver!’ for the first time featuring a host of young familiar names and faces on stage and off stage. Here is the show[Read More…]

1998 AIMS Awards Banquet Menus and Nominations

1998 AIMS Awards Banquet Menus and Nominations

It’s the AIMS weekend – the Oscars of musical societies in Ireland and Killarney is the place to be tonight! Time to reminisce on older AIMS awards – back 20[Read More…]

1966 – WDS – Ten Little Niggers Show Programme

1966 – WDS – Ten Little Niggers Show Programme

One wonders if this play would even be performed today in the age of political correctness that we currently live in – but it is a real play written by[Read More…]

WTA 076 – Everybody’s Got The Right Episode 2

WTA 076 – Everybody’s Got The Right Episode 2

Delighted to share part 2 of the 3 part Assassins documentary today. Its a smashing insight into putting on this most difficult of Sondheim shows. This episode focusses on the[Read More…]

2001 – WIFLO Season Brochure

2001 – WIFLO Season Brochure

Once again for archiving purposes I like to include the season brochures of WIFLO from time to time. This year – 2001 – the sole Waterford entries were De La[Read More…]

WTA 075 – 1986 Waterford Crystal Opening – Gaiety Final

WTA 075 – 1986 Waterford Crystal Opening – Gaiety Final

The opening of the 1986 John Player Tops National Final. Waterford Crystal – produced by Michael Grant.