By special request here is a video from 1984 – it’s the Loonies from the Clover Meats Tops.
Here is some classic comedy from the 1989 Tramore Tops with some legends on display including Denny Corcoran and Nicky Cummins !
Here is Jamie Murphy and Freda Quinlan with a classic from ‘Oklahoma’ produced by Waterford Musical Society in 2016.
Laura Caulfield the production co-ordinator from De La Salle College Musical called in to talk about ‘Back to the 80’s’ in De La Salle College this week.
Here is the great Martina Flynn Shanahan with a fine rendition from De La Salles 1999 production of Oklahoma! ideoe
Another programme from 1963 – this time Clover Meats vs Waterford Glass. Click on the image below to view.
Michael Quinlan is back in town for Macbeth by Little Red Kettle. He called into the Showtime Studio to pick out some music and tell us all about MacBeth.
The lovely Ger O’Byrne paid a visit to this weeks Showtime studio and had plenty of good songs and memories to share…
Sylvia Walker is a familiar name to people of a certain vintage. THE most talented Chorus Mistress / Rehearsal Pianist that Waterford has ever seen. Always generous with her time and talent and a wicked […]
The Show Programme from the recent South Eastern Theatre Groups production of ‘Spring Awakening’. Click below for a browse.
Here’s a snip from the 2005 production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ by Flaggy Lane Productions starring Ray Collins, David Condon, Davy Sutton and Holly Browne.
Pat McEvoy called in to share his thoughts on Jack Cunningham Productions version of ‘Anything Goes’. This is the extended review, longer than the radio edit.
Here is a clip from the WMS production of ‘Man Of La Mancha’ – Little Bird.
Art Exhibitions, Drama and Concerts – Pat McEvoy has them all covered in his review of Waterford Arts.
Here is the terrific finale from Bowler Hats production of ‘Sweeney Todd’, 2004.
The Bilberry Goats with their own unique ‘Classroom Comedy’.
Jack called in to pick out some great music and tell us all about ‘Anything Goes’ on in the Theatre Royal very soon!
Liam Butler dropped into Showtime studios this week to pick out some great music and have a chat about Pat Dalys new play that is currently enjoying a great run in the Theatre Royal.
Here is an archive copy of the highlight to this years Spraoi Weekend – it’s pure Theatre Spraoi style.
From Premier Productions 2004 production of ‘Crazy For You’ here is ‘The Real American Folksong’ fronted by Adrian Dower, Fergal Blanchfield and Greg Porter.
Here is a clip from Pat Daly’s original play ‘Dissident’ featuring Michael Quinlan and Andrew Holden. It’s hilarious stuff- but there is a language warning on this one – not for younger ears 🙂
I was delighted last Sunday to welcome my good friend Ray Collins to the Showtime Studio. Some great song choices and great memories.
With Spraoi in the air it was an appropriate time for TV to drop into record a piece with us. True to form there was a lot more to talk about!
From Sundays Showtime on WLR here is Andrew Holden picking out some great music and some great chat!
Don’t ask – just watch 🙂 From the Bilberry Goats in Garter Lane… it defies explanation 🙂
From the 2005 production of Oliver here is Food Glorious Food from Oliver.
Pat dropped into Showtime to look back on a busy June in Waterford Arts.
Here is the final to Act 1 of Stage Frights 1993 production of ‘Grease’.
From the legendary 1989 production of ‘How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying’ here is ‘The Brotherhood of Man’ featuring the late great Bryan Flynn and Keith Reville.
This is Little Red Kettles 25th anniversary production – and so it’s a special souvenir brochure. Well worth a browse! 2016 – The Demon Plays – Show Programme
From the epic musical ‘Miss Saigon’ here is the South Eastern Theatre Groups version of ‘But Doi’ with Conor Clancy on main vocals.
Alan Coonagh from the ‘Volunteered’ committee for this epic concert dropped in to tell us all about ‘Christmas in June’. This is the unedited interview with an extra 8 minutes of chat and information about […]
Leon calls in to talk all things Shakespeare, Musical Theatre and … wait for it … Wrestling… He also picks out some great music in the process!
Here is a clip from the 1993 De La Salle College production of Jesus Christ Superstar. This features Charlie Boland as King Herod.
From Stage Frights 1993 production of Grease here is Ray ‘Elvis’ Browne with ‘Beauty School Dropout’.
Here is a great number from Me And My Girl – produced by the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society back in 2003 in the Theatre Royal. Bryan Flynn directed.
Here are the two special features from Sunday Nights 60th anniversary Tops special – firstly Michael Grant and secondly Vicki Graham and Paul Corcoran. You can catch the full show with more memories on Wlrfm.com […]
A very special Showtime with an hour long feature recorded with the students and mentors of the MTU Cork School of Music Musical Theatre Degree.
Pat McEvoy reviews ‘Spring Awakening’ by The South Eastern Theatre Group on Showtime on WLR. For more Showtime and all WLR programmes check out the playback feature on the WLR Website and App.
Pat McEvoy reviews ‘My Fair Lady’ by Waterford Musical Society on Showtime on WLR. For more Showtime and all WLR programmes check out the playback feature on the WLR Website and App.
Pat McEvoy reviews the annual News & Star Green Room Awards on Showtime on WLR. For more Showtime and all WLR programmes check out the playback feature on the WLR Website and App.
Pat McEvoy reviews ‘Steel Magnolias’ by Jack Cunningham Productions on Showtime on WLR. For more Showtime and all WLR programmes check out the playback feature on the WLR Website and App.
A classic clip from another classic show – Once A Year Day from The Pyjama Game.
From Flaggy Lanes 2004 production of ‘The Hot Mikado’ here is the finale scene.
Glenn Murphy called into the Showtime Studio on Sunday last to pick out some music and tell some great stories. If you missed it, have a listen.
This weeks visitor to the ‘Showtime’ studio was Jimmy Brockie who is musical director for the upcoming production of ‘Spring Awakening’ in Garter Lane, Waterford. He picked out some music, told us about the show […]
Some rare pictures from the Stage Fright 1998 production of Pentimenti in the Theatre Royal, Waterford. take fClick below to browse the gallery. 1998 – Pentimenti Photo Gallery
Tobie Hickey visited to talk about all things My Fair Lady (past and present) and picked out some great music. To hear all of Sundays Showtime click here.
Here is the show programme from the first full scale musical presented by Jack Cunningham Productions in Garter Lane. Click below to have a browse!
Jamie Beamish visited to talk about the concert he has coming up during the summer as part of his residency in the Theatre Royal. To hear all of Sundays Showtime click here.
Here is Denny Corcoran & Company in full flow during the Western Comedy in the 1989 Tramore Tops production that reached the national quarter finals.
Brother Ben visited to talk about the De La Salle College musical society and ‘Grease’. To hear all of Sundays Showtime click here.
Jamie Beamish and Raymond Collins – the original Seymour and Mushnik of the Waterford Stage from Spotlight Productions 1993 ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’.
Here is a great scene from the Waterford Musical Society production of Oklahoma back in 2016.
Local Choreographer extraordinaire and Dance tutor to millions (well thousands) Michelle Condon called into studio on Showtime to pick out some music this week. Have a listen. You can play back Showtime episodes on WLRFM.COM […]
Here is a great scene from the Festival winning Guys and Dolls from 2006. Megan Cassidy and Caroline Stone do the honours here.
Here is Franklin D. Roosevelt and his cabinet along with little orphan Annie and Oliver Warbucks delivering everybody’s favourite song… ‘Tomorrow’. Some familiar faces on display here 🙂
Here is Martina Flynn Shanahan and Brendan Payne as Carrie Pipperdige and Enoch Snow in De La Salles 1996 production of Carousel.
From the De La Salle production of South Pacific here is Linda Gough as Bloody Mary and Tobie Hickey and Michelle Condon as Cable and Liat.
Here is some more of that ultra-rare footage from the 1994 production of Oliver from Stage Fright. Bryan Flynn directed and brought new twists all over the production. Here is ‘Food Glorious Food’ going into […]
Another classic Programme from the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society. This time way back to 1980 – Calamity Jane. Click below for a browse… 1980 – Calamity Jane – Show Programme
More from the Port and Docks 1992 Tops show – this time the previously unseen (on this page) Finale. [AdScene-A]
Here is the ‘Jet Song’ from the 1990 production of ‘West Side Story’ by De La Salle College
Here is the male ensemble with ‘Those Canaan Days’ from Joseph – staged in the Forum Waterford in 1997 by Premier Productions.
Here is the ‘Story Of Chess’ from Stage Fright’s version of ‘Chess’ staged in 1996. Jamie Murphy fronts the song in the role of ‘The Arbiter’ with some stunning costumes on display.
Here is the opening from the 1992 Port and Docks Tops of the Town show fronted by the wonderful Greta Rochford.
Another video from the 1992 Port & Docks Tops of the Town show – this time it’s Cavatina featuring a Hazel Farrell on flute.
Here is one of the comedy scenes from the Ray Ban 1992 Tops Show featuring Konor Halpin, Terry ‘Scol’ Grant and Will Motherway.
Here is the Show Programme from the ERCMS 1993 production of South Pacific – directed by Gary Power. Click below to have a read. 1993 – South Pacific – Show Programme
From the 1993 Tramore Tops show that reached the national final – here is the Crimeline Scene.
Here is a hilarious comedy scene from the 1994 national Tops final.
Here is another one of the classic John Player Tops programmes – this time from the 1981 national Semi Final between Denny Corcorans Waterford Crystal show and Irish Biscuits. Click below to view.
Another classic Tops programme – this time from 1982 and Raytex produced by Patsy Sheridan vs Clover produced by Michael Grant. Click below to browse. 1982 – Tops Local Rounds – Raytex vs Clover