Wednesday January 22, 2020

Plans for film on Miami Showband murders

Eight years in making for bandmate Travers

25th September, 2016
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The Miami Showband in their heyday (Stephen Travers in back row, second from right) Pictures: Pacemaker

A movie based on the Miami Showband massacre is expected to go into pre-production by the end of the year, with filming to begin in early 2017.

Three members of the band – lead singer Fran O’Toole, guitarist Tony Geraghty and trumpeter Brian McCoy – were murdered in July 1975 on their way home from a gig.

Stephen Travers, a surviving member of the band, is heavily involved in the project, which he has been...

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