Waterford Pantomime (Pre 1985)

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.

WTA 147 – Panto 1980 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Huge thanks to Alleyn Pheasy for sharing this video of me of Panto back in the 1980’s and the old Waterford Pantomime Society. There’s a rogues gallery of Dwarfs on display including Ritchie Collins, Padraig O’Grīofa, Noel Keating, Denis Grant, Jimmy Kelly,Liam Molloy and Alleyn Pheasy himself. Enjoy 🙂

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Waterford Pantomime & Musical Society 1945/1946 Show Programme Cover

I absolutely LOVE when rarities turn up and this one is a joy to get! It’s a programme cover from the 1945/46 Waterford Panto & Musical Society – a former iteration of the Panto in Waterford city. This was given to me by Alleyn Pheasey and if you look closely at the image you can see that Alleyn’s grandfather C. W. Pheasey …

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1967- Waterford Pantomime Programme – ‘Cinderella’

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. 1967 – Cinderella Show Programme

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1962 – Sinbad The Sailor – Waterford Pantomime Society

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 a browse and enjoy the old photos! 1962 – Sinbad the …

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Some Panto Material Added

I’m sure everyone expects some Panto stuff now and again, so I don’t feel too guilty since we are three weeks in 🙂 Found these last night – 2 from pre-Waterford Panto Society (1985) and one from Post 1985 for the new era. I had to laugh at the poster ‘Tom Tom the Pipers Son – the GRAND Panto’ – …

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