Riverdance the original seven-minute version was invited to perform at the Royal Variety Performance
Riverdance Michael Flatley
As votes were being counted around Europe, in Dublin in the Point Theatre (now the O2), RIVERDANCE burst onto the stage and took the audience by complete surprise.
20 years ago, on 30th April 1994 something extraordinary happened on the banks of the River Liffey in Dublin…
Radio 2’s Dance Season continues with Ryan Tubridy exploring the Riverdance phenomenon.
Contributors include composer Bill Whelan, producer Moya Doherty and some of the dancers and musicians who have been with the show from the beginning; and there are further archive contributions from Michael Flatley and Terry Wogan.
Riverdance Live from Beijing is now available for online purchase in Australia from Ovation Shop.
This DVD was filmed live in the Beijing Exhibition Centre to celebrate the show’s 15 anniversary as part of its 12 city tour of China in 2010.