After nearly 20 years the cast of The Commitments are getting back together to pay tribute to the iconic film. The Band will play 4 gigs around Ireland to celebrate the 20th anniversary in March 2011.
This film was a great relief to Irish people who were in the middle of the last recession and its amazing 20 years later they are reforming when another recession has hit Ireland.
The film is based around Manager Jimmy Rabbitte who was on a mission to have the best band in the world. This film was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe and won a BAFTA award and also was named best Irish film of all time.
This film is guaranteed to make anyone laugh with its strong language and hilarious comedy it will make you laugh from start to finish with its amazing Irish sence of humour.
He played Deco Cuffe and was the lead singer of the band.
He played the band manager who wanted to create the best band in the world.
She played the Blond bombshell that all the men were after. She was also a backing singer.
Played Outspan Foster who was the ginger guitar player.
Played Bernie McLoughlin who was jealous of Amelda and the attention she got from men and was also a backing singer.
Played Mickah Wallace the mad drummer/bouncer of the band.
Played Steven Clifford who played piano
Played Dean Fay who played the sax better known as Joey the lips.
Played Derek Scully (meatman) He played Base for the band
Played Billy the original Drummer who was forced to leave as he hated lead singer Deco.
Marie Kennedy Doyle
Played sultry voiced back up singer Natalie Murphy.
If you have not seen this film or heard their music you have been missing out. So get out there and watch it now.
Tickets for the gigs in Dublin’s O2, INEC Killarney, The Royal Theatre Castlebar and The Odyssey Belfast go on sale October 15th Priced at 59.80 euro.