Rehearsing Radio 2's night of Irish music at London's Mermaid Theatre
Singers, bands, actors, presenters, musicians - it's a concert with big dreams
Shane Filan on stage at The Mermaid.
Dervla and Meav catching up before the show
Dervla Kirwan and Meav.
An extract from "The Commitments" - the Radio 4 dramatisation.
Tom Ward, Gavin Drea and Ronan Raftery.
The Riptide Movement in rehearsals
The Riptide Movement.
Killian takes the audience by storm
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Friday Night is Music Night Celebrating Roddy Doyle with music from The Commitments and the music of Ireland
Featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra with special guests live in concert.
First broadcast: 13 Dec 2013