A day later then advertised – but there you go, thats the way of it sometimes. More chats with the great Des Manahan. This week we talk about The Mikado, Festivals, Tops of the Town, Why he chose the Comic roles, which part did he play 13 times and which young up and coming people left a lasting impression with him over the years. You can hear part one by clicking on the podcast menu or by subscribing in the player of your choice. Well worth a listen and nice and short too.
In 1999 Red Kettle were presenting the curiously titled ‘Mackerel Sky’ by Hilary Fannin in Garter Lane. The show programme is below.
A classic clip from another classic show – Once A Year Day from The Pyjama Game.
Yes folks it’s Waterford in Your Pocket himself swinging the hips and blowing his trumpet in the 1988 Heineken variety festival – 35 years ago – and isn’t he a baby…. well done Paul!