A visit to Athlone

This is a really overdue blog post but better late than never. A few weeks ago meself and himself headed to Athlone for a rare night out.

Jesus Christ Superstar, burgers and the basin

That’s possibly one of the longest blog titles I’ve ever used! Last week we went to see Jesus Christ Superstar at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin. I saw the Sligo Fun Company perform this show 6 times…so you could say I’m slightly obsessed. To be honest though I was disappointed – the sound […]

Jesus Christ Superstar – Fun Company Sligo

Last night was the opening night of the Fun Company Sligo’s performance of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Hawk’s Well Theatre.  I was delighted to go along and take some photos for my blog…ahead of my ‘proper’ trip to see the show later this week. The show was amazing, there was a live orchestra providing […]

Farewell Thunder Child

Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of the War of the Worlds Facebook page released a sound clip of the ‘new generation’ Thunder Child today. It features Liam Neeson as the narrator and Alex Clare as the ‘voice of humanity’. Let me know what you think. Oh and by the way if anyone has a spare ticket […]

Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds – The New Generation

It was announced at a press conference in London on Friday that there will be a ‘new generation’ of Jeff Wayne’s wonderful musical version of The War of the Worlds. Liam Neeson will take over Richard Burtons role as George Herbert the journalist. There will be a new double album released in June 2012. The […]

Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds, Dublin, Nov. 29th, 2010

Well after a year of waiting (because it was a year ago that the tickets went on sale). The big day finally arrived. We braved the snow and headed up to Dublin. The show has changed since we saw it last year. There is now a ‘prequel’ starring ‘Vera and William’  (Lily Osbourne and Michael […]