Humphrey Twomey and Pat Holohan (part 1)
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Humphrey Twomey and Pat Holohan (part 1)


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This recording was compiled in Humphrey Twomey’s home, where a very comprehensive collection of theatre programmes dating back to 1943, provided valuable aides to recollections of stage performances in pantomimes and drama down through the years in Cork city. The recording began with details of Humphrey’s collection of memorabilia of Fr James Christopher O’Flynn, who ran elocution classes in the city. He has many anecdotes to relate about this fine man. Both Humphrey Twomey and Pat Holohan grew up in Ballyhooley Road, and they both attended pantomimes from 1943 onwards. A discussion on those early productions recalled the great atmosphere which surrounded theatre productions at that time. Also discussed are the early productions which took place in the CCYMS.

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Cork city, first series


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48 hours

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Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe