BRIDGET & EAMON is a new six episode series written by Jason Butler, Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O’Shea.
Set in the 1980s, it stars Jennifer as Bridget (btm right) and Bernard as Eamon (btm left) in roles already massively popular in sketches on Republic of Telly on RTE Two on Monday evenings.
The cast features Norma Sheahan, Eleanor Tiernan and Sharon Mannion as the Bridget’s neighbours; Colum McDonnell as Eamon’s mate Fierce Handy Frank and Edwin Sammon as the local parish priest.
Guest stars include Mary McEvoy, Linda Martin, John Colleary, Pat McDonnell, John Lynn, Karl Spain, Keith Walsh and Alison Spittle.
The series starts RTÉ2 on Monday 1 February at 10pm.
Grintage applauds new scripted Irish comedy. Best of luck and hopefully it flies …here’s the promo