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Wednesday March 13th 2013 – Theatre Royal Waterford
Gay Byrne, one of the most loved television and radio personalities in Irish history will perform his show, GAY BYRNE, LIVE ON STAGE, as part of a short Irish tour.Following sell-out shows last year, this is an exclusive chance to enjoy Gay Byrne at his best in a live performance telling some of the greatest show-biz stories never told in a hilarious evening’s entertainment, described as ‘a master class in comedy’.
In his five decade broadcasting career, Gay Byrne hosted the Late Late from 1962 to 1999 and was the first presenter to ever interview the Beatles on TV, he is recognized as ‘the man who changed Ireland’, both on his RTÉ morning radio show and the weekly Late Late Show where he introduced Ireland to modernity.
In his five decade broadcasting career, Gay Byrne was ‘the man who changed Ireland’. On both his RTÉ morning radio show and the weekly Late Late Show he introduced Ireland to modernity – and stood back to witness the brawl.
From senior politicians to senior clergy to the brightest stars in the Hollywood firmament, he has been a confessor figure to the good, the bad and the ugly. At 77, he’s now in happy semi-retirement but during his exhilarating two hour plus show, he talks about all the extraordinary moments he has witnessed or been at the centre of.
Listen to the behind-the-scenes stories of the stars and the star-makers with Ireland’s foremost legendary broadcaster in his first solo stage show.
‘… exhilarating … superb … ingenious … a thoroughly enjoyable evening’
Time 8.00 p.m
All ticket enquiries to Theatre Royal Box Office Waterford 051 874402