The Sweet & Lowdown: Brian ‘Juckey’ Collins

BrianCollinsBrian ‘Juckey’ Collins’ name has become with synonymous with musical theatre in the city: from stage-managing some of the most memorable shows of recent years to having the audience in the stitches playing such comic roles as Lar in Paul Barry’s The Glass. Having first become involved with theatre in the 80s with Tops of the Town, he’s won awards for his work with Flaggy Lane Productions and now spends a considerable amount of his time working with the next generation of Waterford’s theatre practitioners. But his greatest theatrical moment to date is actually one of his earliest.

“One particular highlight for me over the years was to perform on stage with my late father Archie in the Waterford Crystal Tops show, which reached the televised final in 1986 and 1987.

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