* The whole cast say goodnight from the stage. All pictures by
* Alison Jarvis presents her two numbers.
* Mike Connolly sings his powerful songs.
* Colin Bourdiec channels George Formby.
* Phil Robinson has the audience singing along.
* Louise Cielecki thrills with two show numbers.
* Father Lee closes the show.
The Collen Players, joined by a special guest star, presented their latest old time music hall and variety show at the Community Hall last night (Friday).
It was the usual blend of top-class music, cheeky banter and sing-along song which audiences have come to love from the group over the past few years.
Peerless accompaniment came from Owen Roberts at the keyboard.
Following some quick-paced introductory patter from the chairman - as usual Father Lee Taylor - first up on the stage, which was dressed to evoke a gaslit Victorian music hall from the naughty 1890s, came the sweet-toned songstress Alison Jarvis who offered the appreciative crowd All the Nice Girls Love a Sailor and You Made Me Love You.
It was then the turn of Players regular Mike Connolly to present a pleasingly powerful When I Leave the World Behind followed by a stirring We'll Keep a Welcome (in the Hillside).
Then it was time for the evening's special guest, the highly talented Colin Bourdiec to deliver a brilliantly entertaining tribute to the late great music hall legend and variety icon George Formby, complete with the favourite When I'm Cleaning Windows.
After more warm-up material from the chairman to keep the audience buzzing, another Players regular Phil Robinson offered a pleasing When I Was 17 then You Are my Sunshine, his latter choice seeing the crowd keeping up the sing-along rhythm set by earlier acts.
Louise Cielecki, a former top performer with the Llangollen Young 'Uns now embarked on a successful professional stage career, first amused with Little Girls from the smash-hit show Annie then brought a tear to the eye with I Dreamed a Dream from Les Miserables.
Colin Bourdiec closed the show in style with a medley of period hits from the likes of Sir Harry Lauder and Bud Flannigan - a definite crowd pleaser of an act.
As has become traditional, the whole company assembled on stage to say a musical goodnight with two rousing choruses of Down at the Old Bull and Bush "Da, da, da, da, da".