1961 – Die Fledermaus – De La Salle MS

Back 58 years to 1961 and the show programme from the De La Salle Musical Society production of Die Fledermaus. Added to the DLS Archive here. 1961 – Die Fledermaus – Show […]

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1991 – Dick Whittington – Show Programme – Waterford Panto

Back 28 years today to the Panto and the programme from Dick Whittington. This was the 7th production from the Waterford Panto Society. Directed by Denny Corcoran. 1991 – Dick Whittington – […]

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1995 WIFLO Season Brochure

Today I’m adding in the 1995 WIFLO Season Brochure to the archive. In 1995 the Waterford entry was ‘Oliver’ by Stage Fright under the direction of Bryan Flynn. It was to finish […]

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Showtime – Season 2 Ep 1 – John Player Tops Special Podcast

To round off the weekend 25th Anniversary here is a special episode I put together with the help of Bill Stafford, Paul Browne, Karen Hearne, Ben Hennessy, Richie Hayes and Seneiva Magill […]

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RTE GUIDE FROM 1994 – TOPS FEATURE

For the weekend that was in it back in 1994 the RTE Guide ran a feature for ‘Tops’. Here it is to peruse. 1994 – Tops Feature – RTE Guide

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1969 – South Pacific – De La Salle Musical Society

Way back 50 years today to the spring of 1969 and a production of South Pacific from De La Salle Musical Society. Here is the show programme from that show that featured […]

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1985 – Calamity Jane – Presentation School

Back to 1985 today and the Presentation Secondary School produced ‘Calamity Jane’. Here’s the show programme to peruse. 1985 – Calamity Jane – Show Programme

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2016 – Oklahoma! – Waterford Musical Society

This time of the year has become Waterford Musical Society’s time of year and with their production of ‘South Pacific’ approaching here is a throwback to their last Rogers & Hammerstein production […]

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2017 – Ignite Productions – ‘In The Heights’ – Show Programme

Back a short hop today to 2017 and Ignite Productions were once again producing an original piece of theatre that was challenging. This time it was the recent Broadway / London Lin […]

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1982 – Tops Local Rounds – Raytex vs Clover

Another classic ‘Tops’ Programme – this time from 1982 and featuring Raytex vs Clover. Added to ‘Tops’ Archive here. 1982 – Tops Of The Town Local – Raytex vs Clover

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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 Productions – […]

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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 performance. Added […]

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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 from 18 […]

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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 the country […]

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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 playwright Jim […]

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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’ all over […]

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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 worth it’s […]

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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 Pirates of […]

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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 were to […]

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2004 – The Way We Were – The Variety Club of Waterford

In 2004 Variety made a return to the Waterford Stage in the guise of the Variety Club of Waterford spearheaded by Michael Grant and Padraig O’Griofa. This was the first ‘variety show’ […]

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WTA 021 – Behind the Scenes at Grease 1991

For me this was – and always will be – the first real ‘game-changer’ in Waterford Theatre. Before Grease there were two societies performing tried and trusted standards. After Grease the floodgates […]

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WTA 018 – Tramore Tops 1993

In 1993 Tramore Players Anonymous were ‘Making the Perfect Man’, based on the Chris DeBurgh song of the same name. The scene was lead by Liam Molumby and the entire show was […]

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WIFLO 50th Anniversary Brochure

In 2010 WIFLO turned 50. It was hard to believe that just 2 short years later it would all be gone, and in my opinion is one of the greatest tragedies in […]

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The Bilberry Goats unleashed on WLR

[podbean type=audio-square resource=”episode=wzu77-67c1e6″ skin=”1″ auto=”0″ height=315 ] Copyright WLR – for more see www.wlrfm.com  

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WTA 136 – The Finale From The Tramore Tops 1993

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The brilliant family from the 1993 Tops of the Town Tramore show that reached the televised final in the Gaeity Theatre. Using songs from the Pyjama game to a Chorus Line it […]

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1961 – Die Fledermaus – De La Salle MS

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Back 58 years to 1961 and the show programme from the De La Salle Musical Society production of Die Fledermaus. Added to the DLS Archive here. 1961 – Die Fledermaus – Show […]

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1976 – ACEC Audio From the Tops Of The Town National Final

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Here’s a blast from the past – 43 years ago the final of the Tops of The Top Final was won for the third time by the ACEC. No video exists (to […]

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OLIVER! Live recording from the 1995 Festival of Light Opera

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Today’s update is a pretty special one. Not much remains of the show video and image wise, but this recording of a live broadcast of Oliver! that WLR put out the night […]

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