Posts with Audio

On The Fringe with Geoff

I was delighted today to be invited onto ‘On The Fringe’ on WLR to have a chat with Geoff about the streams coming up to their first anniversary and other things…. Have a listen below if you are so inclined!

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Des Manahan Tribute – Interview with Matt Keane from 2015

This interview was recorded in 2015 as part of Matts ‘Keane On People’ season. At the time Des was rehearsing for Theatrebox’s production of ‘West Side Story’. First broadcast on WLR, for more see www.wlrfm.com.

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A Tribute To Des Manahan – Deise Today, January 25th 2021

Another lovely tribute to Des Manahan with Damien Tiernan, Carrie Crowley, Jim Nolan and Brendan Gallagher. Recorded on Jan 25th 2021. For more see www.wlrfm.com

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A Tribute To Des Manahan – Showtime, January 24th 2021

48 minutes of music he loved, extracts from Des talking and performances from Des. First broadcast on WLR on January 25th 2021 at 7pm. For more see www.wlrfm.com

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A Tribute to Des Manahan – The Saturday Cafe – Saturday Jan 23rd 2021

Here is the first tribute on WLR from Maria McCanns Saturday cafe on Saturday January 23rd 2021. (c) WLR for more see www.wlrfm.com

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Audio – Ted O’Regan and the Creative Drama Centre, March 1975 – RTE

This is a piece of gold – and thanks to Mick Roche for sharing it with us all. Here is a recording broadcast on RTE in March 1975 – 45 years ago – of Ted O’Regan hosting a creative drama class in Ferrybank. It features an interview with the man himself as well as dropping in on the class. Have …

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Stolen Time Livestream – Some of the Cast and Crew discuss. (Audio)

It was with enormous disappointment that Waterford Youth Arts announced that outdoor theatre event STOLEN TIME at Wyse Park wass now cancelled, in light of recently revised public health restrictions. The outdoor theatre spectacle was to run for six nights of performance at Wyse Park, Johns Lane, Waterford as a ticketed event from Aug 25th – 29th. The six-night run was …

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Some More Local Voices Discuss the State of the Arts in Waterford

It was great to hear some more local voices discussing the current state of arts at the moment on the airwaves. This time Andrew Holden – a professional Actor and Director based in Waterford and Brian Juckey Collins who – as well as being an accomplished Stage Manager and performer – manages the Dungarvan Junior Musical Society Stage School. Thank …

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Jack Cunningham, Edel Quinlan and Michael Josephs thoughts on the state of Arts.

It was refreshing to hear local voices on the airwaves recently discussing the hand that has been dealt to Arts groups in Waterford and Beyond. In this montage of voices we have all the bases covered – from Stage and Dance Schools to Amateur Theatre, right up to the world of Professional performers. Well worth a listen and thanks to …

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Showtime Episode 4 – Rigor Mortis / Ghosting

Hope everybody had a nice August break. Coming to our own Theatre Royal next week is a double dose of Waterford plays – Rigor Mortis by Pat Daly and Ghosting by Anne O’Riordan and Jamie Beamish. Joining me to talk all things Rigor and Ghosting are Mick Quinlan and Anne O’Riodran. We had a laugh! Enjoy…

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Audio Interview – Paul ‘Flex’ Browne Talks to Mary O’Neill about Man Of La Mancha

Loads of audio snippets to add over the next few weeks to the archive. This one is from 2017 and Paul Browne dropped into Mary O’Neill on the ‘Fringe’ to discuss Man of La Mancha and Waterford Musical Society.  For more from WLR see www.wlrfm.com. 

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Sile Penkert Takes The Reins at Garter Lane

A very recent, but very pertinent piece of audio to include in the archive. It isn’t everyday that somebody takes over the running of one of Waterford’s Theatres. Thanks to Mary O’Neill for permission to share this interview, originally aired on ‘The Fringe’ on WLR 

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Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me – Happy Robot Productions

Darren Malone’s ‘Happy Robot Productions’ performed ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ to rave reviews in Central Hall earlier in the summer. The three hander received great reviews from all who saw it. Here we have Gerry Kane and Darren discussing the play with Mary O’Neill on WLR‘s ‘The Fringe’ programme, and the show programme from the production. 2017 – Someone …

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Man Of La Mancha Audio and Press Coverage Added

Some material added from the recent Waterford Musical Society production of ‘Man Of La Mancha’. Mary O’Neill from the Big Breakfast Blaa met some cast and crew at rehearsals for the audio interview, and there is also some great coverage from the Munster Express. Also added to the Waterford Musical Society archive here. [podbean resource=”episode=d57vs-6f37e4″ type=”audio-rectangle” height=”100″ skin=”1″ btn-skin=”107″ share=”1″ …

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Some Audio added today – Jim Nolan’s Dreamland

Some audio for you today – this time from Jim Nolan’s ‘Dreamland’ back in 2014. Pat McEvoy reviews the play on local radio and there is some reaction

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The 1977 ACEC Tops Of The Town National Winning Show – AUDIO

In 1977 the ACEC walked to their 3rd national title in the 1970’s with a show that was famous for featuring an extract from ‘Evita’ a full year before it was actually produced on stage in the West End for the first time. The audio recording is 40 years old this year and it’s showing it’s age, but it is …

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Jamie Nagle Discusses ‘Rewind’

Jamie Nagle, writer and director of ‘Rewind’ discusses the play.

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Tony Corcoran discusses Sleeping Beauty with Maria McCann

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Pat McEvoy Reviews WMS Man Of La Mancha 2017

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Brian Tuohy discusses ‘Assassins’ with Mary O’Neill ‘On The Fringe’

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Pat McEvoy Reviews Jack And The Beanstalk

Pat McEvoy reviews Waterford Panto Society’s 2015 production of ‘Jack And The Beanstalk’ on WLR.

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Lenny Hayden Talks about ‘The Hall’ to Mary O’Neill on WLR

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Pat McEvoy reviews ‘The Hall’ on Deise Today

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Panto 2013 Review on Deise AM with Liam Murphy

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The South Eastern Group Win the 2012 Festival

Billy McCathy featured the stunning win by the South Eastern Theatre Group on Deise AM, May 13th 2012. Also joining him is Liam Murphy of the Munster Express.

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