COMPETITION NOW CLOSED – A Likely Story presents “The Voice Within – A Showband Story”

The Voice Within A Showband Story Tallaght

A brand new Irish play set in the swinging 1960’s pays homage to the golden era of Showband music – complete with a live showband. Book your tickets NOW to be transported back to the heady days of “Crystal Ballroom” and “The Television Club” and rediscover the magic and nostalgia of this wonderful time.

A Likely Story are delighted to bring the sell-out, hit show “The Voice Within – A Showband Story” to The Civic Theatre, Tallaght for three nights only at the beginning of July (3rd-5th). This original play with music, written by company co-founders Carol Gleeson and Helen Spring, continues its’ hugely successful run having wowed audiences across Leinster over the past number of months.  Set in Donegal in the 1960’s golden era of music, the story follows an unassuming young man who finds himself at the helm of an up and coming showband. Through a series of memorable characters, this play offers a snapshot in time when Ireland was finally starting to find its’ voice and when showband music was the revolutionary language of the people.

Alongside a live seven piece band on stage this heartfelt and nostalgic play includes popular hits such as “The Hucklebuck”, “Rock around the Clock”, “Blueberry Hill” and “From the Candystore on the Corner” among many others. The play features an impressive central cast of 14 (plus dancers) and a wealth of talented actors from Kildare, Dublin and Kilkenny. Tickets will sell fast so book early for what is guaranteed to be an uplifting run.

Contact The Civic Theatre, Tallaght now on (01) 4627477 or book online at Tickets €23/Concession €21. Group booking offers available.  Follow the company on Facebook at – “A Likely Story Productions” or catch up behind the scenes on Twitter and Instagram @alikelystoryprd.

Pictured: Left to Right – Helen Spring and Carol Gleeson Writers of The Voice Within


Be in with a chance to win two tickets to the The Voice Within A Showband Story Tallaght, simply email your contact details to by Monday 1st July to enter.

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

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