This is a special video. It was taken at a tribute night to the great Brother Ben Hanlon. If you look at the group singing there are decades worth of past pupils all joining together in this finale. No less than the great man deserves.

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, composing operas and more… Worth a listen to anybody who ever met and worked with Br.Ben Hanlon.

In 1980 De La Salle College brought us Jesus Christ Superstar. It was only their second show under the stewardship of Br. Ben Hanlon and Fr. Sean Melody (RIP). The show programme is attached as well as the News & Star’s review of the production from 1980 – a welcomeContinue Reading