Plenty of famous faces stepped out for Billy Elliot the Musical last night in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.
Guests included comedian Al Porter, funnywomen Deirdre O’Kane and Jennifer Zamparelli, singer Bonnie Ryan, Xposé’s Ruth O’Neill and Cassie Stokes, Alan Hughes and Karl Broderick, as well as model-mum Yvonne Connolly.
Described by Time Magazine as “The Best Musical of the Decade”, based on the much loved motion picture, Billy Elliot the Musical opened in the West End in 1995 and has now been seen by over 11 million people worldwide.
Rock chic: Jennifer Zamparelli rocked a leather jacket | BRIAN MCEVOY
Free agent: Colm showed up to the event after announcing his departure from 2fm | BRIAN MCEVOY
Jennifer Zamparelli enjoyed the musical as herself and her fellow Breakfast Republic hosts Bernard O’Shea and Keith Walsh are taking a two week break from 2fm.
Speaking of 2fm, veteran broadcaster Colm Hayes and his wife Anne also dropped by the red carpet at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, after announcing his departure from the station after 10 years.
Billy Elliot the Musical will play at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre until September 3rd 2016. Limited tickets are still available. For more information see www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie.
TV beauties: Xposé host’s Ruth and Cassie posed on the red carpet together | BRIAN MCEVOY
Style: Yvonne looked chic in khaki green | BRIAN MCEVOY