A dream that took him from local carnivals in Ireland during the 1940s to the hallowed stage of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, the BBC studios, West End theatres in London, sparkling venues across Europe and the USA, as well as appearances before royalty.
It is the story of variety and entertainment in Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s. From opening Ireland's first shop for wizards and magicians, performing on Ireland's first television broadcast to becoming the mainstay of the hugely successful Jurys Cabaret, Albert shared his dream with Betty, the love of his life. A life strewn with roses. Until the thorns appeared.