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Poster Paddy FinalPatrick Murphy, (Tommy Fleming) with his mother Bridget Murphy (Eileen Slevin, Glenfarne Co Leitrim)  in the scene before he leaves for England in "Paddy" a Musical Drama on Irish Emigration. Photo: © Michael DonnellyPaddy "The Shovel" Kennedy (Gerry Carney)  and Billy Salmon (Tommy Marren) in their flat in London in "Paddy" a Musical Drama on Irish Emigration. Photo: © Michael DonnellyPatrick Murphy, (Tommy Fleming) chats with Paddy "The Shovel" Kennedy (Gerry Carney)  in "Paddy" a Musical Drama on Irish Emigration. Photo: © Michael DonnellyPaddy "The Shovel" Kennedy (Gerry Carney) has a final meeting with Patrick Murphy, (Tommy Fleming)   in "Paddy" a Musical Drama on Irish Emigration. Photo: © Michael DonnellyTGT LondonActress Michelle Lally with Tommy Fleming  pictured at North Wall Dublin when he announces details of his forthcoming musical PADDY which will touch down at the  Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on September 20th, 2016. 

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Tommy Fleming steps back in time to 1960’s Ireland to bring his lead character Patrick Murphy to life, in a reimagined scene from the musical – dressed in typical attire from the era:  flat cap and tweed suit, Patrick Murphy makes his way across the Irish Sea by boat on the CV Cill Airne to start a new life in London. Leaving his sweetheart Kathleen played by Michelle Lally behind. 

 

PADDY COMES TO THE BORD GÁIS ENERGY THEATRE FOR THREE NIGHTS FROM 20THSEPTEMEBER TO 22ND SEPTEMBER 2016 AND TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW PRICED FROM 15EURO WWW.BORDGAISENERGYTHEATRE.IE

 

MORE ABOUT PADDY: 

Written by Tommy Fleming with singer/songwriter Gerry Carney and writer Tommy Marren,  the two-hour production tells the story of Irish emigrant Patrick Murphy – played by Tommy Fleming – who leaves Mayo in the 1960’s in search of fame and fortune in London. 

With a gripping storyline that is set in both Ireland and England over a 25-year period – alongside 13 original songs – ‘Paddy’ promises to be a unique night of  drama and  music.

International multi-award winning singer Tommy Fleming takes to the stage for his first major acting role in self pennedmusical Paddy.

The cast of 10 also includes Deirdre O’Meara, Mary Marren and Eileen Slevin.

Tommy Fleming is one of Ireland’s most popular and successful artists and his involvement in ‘Paddy’ is seen as a natural progression in a career that has seen him perform sell-out solo concerts in Ireland, the UK, America and Australia as well as performing alongside artists like Phil Coulter, Kenny Rodgers and Elaine Page.

For Director Tommy Marren, the project comes on foot of his hugely successful production of “It’s the Real McCoy” which toured Ireland, the UK and America over three years. For singer/songwriter Gerry Carney seeing PADDY  hit the stage will be a dream come true.  He wrote the song ‘Paddy’ a number of years ago and has seen it recorded by numerous artists in Ireland. 

For More info Check out : www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ieActress Michelle Lally with Tommy Fleming  pictured at North Wall Dublin when he announces details of his forthcoming musical PADDY which will touch down at the  Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on September 20th, 2016. 

Picture :Brian McEvoy
No repro fee for one use

Tommy Fleming steps back in time to 1960’s Ireland to bring his lead character Patrick Murphy to life, in a reimagined scene from the musical – dressed in typical attire from the era:  flat cap and tweed suit, Patrick Murphy makes his way across the Irish Sea by boat on the CV Cill Airne to start a new life in London. Leaving his sweetheart Kathleen played by Michelle Lally behind. 

 

PADDY COMES TO THE BORD GÁIS ENERGY THEATRE FOR THREE NIGHTS FROM 20THSEPTEMEBER TO 22ND SEPTEMBER 2016 AND TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW PRICED FROM 15EURO WWW.BORDGAISENERGYTHEATRE.IE

 

MORE ABOUT PADDY: 

Written by Tommy Fleming with singer/songwriter Gerry Carney and writer Tommy Marren,  the two-hour production tells the story of Irish emigrant Patrick Murphy – played by Tommy Fleming – who leaves Mayo in the 1960’s in search of fame and fortune in London. 

With a gripping storyline that is set in both Ireland and England over a 25-year period – alongside 13 original songs – ‘Paddy’ promises to be a unique night of  drama and  music.

International multi-award winning singer Tommy Fleming takes to the stage for his first major acting role in self pennedmusical Paddy.

The cast of 10 also includes Deirdre O’Meara, Mary Marren and Eileen Slevin.

Tommy Fleming is one of Ireland’s most popular and successful artists and his involvement in ‘Paddy’ is seen as a natural progression in a career that has seen him perform sell-out solo concerts in Ireland, the UK, America and Australia as well as performing alongside artists like Phil Coulter, Kenny Rodgers and Elaine Page.

For Director Tommy Marren, the project comes on foot of his hugely successful production of “It’s the Real McCoy” which toured Ireland, the UK and America over three years. For singer/songwriter Gerry Carney seeing PADDY  hit the stage will be a dream come true.  He wrote the song ‘Paddy’ a number of years ago and has seen it recorded by numerous artists in Ireland. 

For More info Check out : www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie

Paddy

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November 13, 2016 8:00 pm
Address
NEW THEATRE ROYAL LINCOLN, CLASKETGATE, LINCOLN, LN2 1JJ   View map
Phone:
01522 519999

£18.00£20.00

 

Theatre shows come and go but ‘PADDY’ is here to stay.

Stand by for a simply outstanding night of theatre as ‘PADDY’ – a powerful and action-packed musical/drama – starring Internationally-renowned singer Tommy Fleming tours Ireland this September.
‘PADDY’ is set between rural Ireland and London city between the years of 1964 and 1988 and tracks the life of an Irish emigrant called Patrick Murphy (Tommy Fleming) who leaves his home in Mayo to head to the bright lights of London city to work on a building site.

 

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Theatre shows come and go but ‘PADDY’ is here to stay.

Stand by for a simply outstanding night of theatre as ‘PADDY’ – a powerful and action-packed musical/drama – starring Internationally-renowned singer Tommy Fleming tours Ireland this September.
‘PADDY’ is set between rural Ireland and London city between the years of 1964 and 1988 and tracks the life of an Irish emigrant called Patrick Murphy (Tommy Fleming) who leaves his home in Mayo to head to the bright lights of London city to work on a building site.

He leaves behind a heart-broken mother and his childhood sweetheart with a promise to return home once his fortune is made. Like thousands of Irish men before him Patrick struggles to come to terms with the bright lights of London city and the various twists and turns of the life of an emigrant are exposed in all its forms.

He strikes up a close friendship with an old man called Paddy ‘The Shovel’ Kennedy (Gerry Carney) who lives in a dingy damp flat in London and who bears all the scars of a man who is burdened with regret having lived a life of hard work, little pay and an over-reliance on alcohol.

From the outset old Paddy does his best to steer young Patrick away from the temptations of city life but can only watch as Patrick becomes a mirror-image of his own life.

‘PADDY’ tells the true story of emigration through a combination of powerful drama scenes that are spiced up with emotion, comedy and reality. Add to the mix 12 beautifully crafted songs, a stunning set design and a gripping finale audiences are in for a night of compelling theatre and music.

With an experienced cast and numerous emotive scenes ‘PADDY’ pays a long overdue tribute to the many Irish men who worked tirelessly to make ‘the few bob’ to send home to their Irish loved ones. Some succeeded but many failed to come to terms with life in the concrete jungle of London city and shame prevented many of them from ever returning home to their beloved Ireland.

See this extraordinary production across Ireland this September starting in Galway on September 1st and playing theatres in Limerick, Cork, Killarney, Derry and three nights at the Bord Gais Theatre, Dublin.
Full details on all tour dates – including a special UK tour in November – are available on www.paddytheshow.ie

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Schedule

05:30 - 06:00 ENDING SESSION

05:30 - 06:00 BREAK

03:30 - 05:30 WELCOMING AND INTRODUCTION

02:30 - 03:30 OPENING