The Millennium Concert – December 31st 1999

Just like so many other places in Ireland and the world Waterford had a concert as part of its Millennium celebrations. Waterford’s one was produced by Brian Merriman and featured so many […]

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A Night For Billy

On June 9th 2017 the cream of Waterford Theatre and Entertainment gathered together in Waterford’s historic Theatre Royal to pay tribute to the late great Billy McCarthy. An amazing┬áline up included ┬áDes […]

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The Royal Variety Show

Several Variety shows were produced in the Theatre Royal by the Variety Club of Waterford over the years. See below for material. The Theatre Royal Variety Show 2010 – Show Programme The […]

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John Player Tops Of The Town

The Tops Of The Town was a national variety competition that found its origins in Waterford during the 1960’s. Lasting until the mid 90’s it was probably the most fiercely contested competition […]

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Why Not Theatre Company (1995)

The Why Not Theatre Company was a predecessor of the Waterford Variety Club under the direction of Michael Grant. In 1995 they produced a show for the ‘Topless’ years – see below […]

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The Heineken Variety Festival (1990)

The Heineken Variety Festival was organised as a welcome stop gap to fill the void in Waterford left by John Player tops during a year when there was no Waterford Competitors in […]

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The Mayors Gala Variety Show (1981)

The Mayors Variety Show took place in 1981 in aid of the Waterford Lions Club. For more click below. The Mayors Gala Variety Show – Show Programme

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1970 – Adjudicators report on Tops Of The Town First Rounds

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Way way back to almost 50 years ago today and Des Keogh was the national Tops adjudicator. I have come across a number of these adjudications – and they are always interesting. […]

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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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