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Billie Barry kids are coming to town...

… And there are 800 of them. The decades-old stage school is taking over the Gaiety Theatre in November.

Billie Barry kids and the Dublin City Ramblers in the 1980s. Class.
Billie Barry kids and the Dublin City Ramblers in the 1980s. Class.
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LOVE THE LATE Late Toy Show? How do you feel about its all-singin’, all-dancin’ stalwarts, the kids of the Billie Barry Stage School?

For the fans out there, all 800 of the current students at the school will perform a show called ‘The Time of Our Lives’ at the Gaiety Theatre from November 1-5. You can buy tickets here.

A press release for the show reminds us of the many famous Billie Barry Stage School alumni since it was founded in 1964…

Famous Billie Barry Stage School graduates from the worlds of Music, Screen & Stage include: Jacinta Whyte, Angeline Ball, Brian McFadden, Samantha Mumba, Susan McFadden, Louise Bowden, Brenda Donoghoe, Fair City’s Hilda Faye and Jim Bartley, the list goes on and on.

For the rest of you, watch this bit of Rare Oul’ Times where the Billie Barry kids join the Dublin City Ramblers. Aaaand… SMILE! (from 0:45)

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