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 the Panto Archive here. 2006 – Babes In The Woods Gallery

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 year makes the Waterford Panto the longest continuously running family entertainment show in Waterford! 

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’. The Theatre was being renovated at the time. Here is the show programme for a look – Cinderella – theContinue Reading

Time for some Panto. Back in 1988 Denny Corcoran wrote and directed the annual Panto – this time Robin Hood. Here is the show programme. Added to the Waterford Panto Society Archive here. 1988 – Robin Hood – Show Programme  

This is jumping back to 1967 and the older Waterford Pantomime Society and a production of ‘Cinderella’. Here is the Show Programme from that production featuring many familiar legendary names. Added to the pre-1985 Panto Archive here. 1967 – Cinderella Show Programme

Some photos, reviews and the show programme from the 1962 production of ‘Sinbad The Sailor’ which featured such legendary performers as Dermot Graham and Richie Collins amongst others. Judging by the newspaper article attached a cold snap hit this particular production and caused a half empty opening house. Have aContinue Reading

So I searched long and hard for a halloween themed update today, and I forgot – of course , the most unlikely source of all – the Panto! Yes in 2002 for some explicable reason the Waterford Panto Society presented ‘Frankenstein’ – and like all pantos it was a lightheartedContinue Reading

Waterford’s longest running family entertainment, it started life back in 1985 when Padraig O’Griofa and Jimmy Kelly re-juvenated Panto in Waterford (which had existed prior to this in an ad-hoc manner). From the early days of Denny Corcoran to the multi-media spectacle that it is today, Waterford Panto has enjoyedContinue Reading

Pat McEvoy reviews Waterford Panto Society’s 2015 production of ‘Jack And The Beanstalk’ on WLR. You can find more Waterford Panto Society material here.

All of the material from the pre-1985 Waterford Panto Society will be collected here, reflecting the ad-hoc nature of Panto prior to the formation of the new society. 1970 – Tom Tom the Pipers Son – Poster 1969 – Sleeping Beauty – Show Programme 1967 – Cinderella Show Programme 1966Continue Reading