Harry and Angela Bolton (Part 1)
10.0015.00 Select options

Harry and Angela Bolton (Part 1)


Want unlimited access to the Irish Life and Lore Oral History Archive? Subscribe by purchasing Gold Subscription, Silver Subscription or Bronze Subscription!

Track 1: Henry talks about his background growing up in the 1930s and 1940s in Blackrock, Cork, his work with the County Council as a civil engineer, and his introduction to the theatre. Track 2: His time in the engineering department in Ford’s factory, Cork. Track 3: The beginning of the Gilbert and Sullivan shows in Cork, inspired by Brother Fitzpatrick and John Daly. Track 4: A discussion on his time with the Southern Theatre Group, its beginnings and its later name change to the Theatre of the South. Track 5: Anecdotal stories relating to James Stack. Track 6: A discussion on the musical societies in Cork. Henry met his future wife Angela Sisk, when they were both acting in the Gilbert and Sullivan shows.

Additional information


Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Cork Theatrical Collection


128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

16.00 MB, 6.74 MB, 7.67 MB, 18.27 MB, 4.94 MB, 8.12 MB

Number of files:


Product ID:



A love of theatre

Recorded by:

Tom Rigney