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John Cleese Questions The Way The Irish Spell Our Names

John Cleese sits down with Sile Seoige and discusses pet hates and creativity.  John Cleese is currently doing the rounds with his tour Always Look on the Bright Side of Life. Last week the comedian closed the Pendulum summit, discussing creativity with the talk “Innovation, Creativity and the Right Attitude to Making …

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Curb Your Enthusiasm Bob Einstein Has Passed Away

Bob Einstein has passed away at the age of 76.  Einstein was best known for starring as Marty Funkhouser in satirical comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm.   Fellow actor and comedian Albert Brooks wrote on Twitter: R.I.P. My dear brother Bob Einstein. A great brother, father and husband. A brilliantly funny man. You …

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Billy Connolly States His Life is “Slipping Away”

At the start of December, Billy Connolly announced his retirement from live comedy, now he has admitted his life is ‘slipping away’. During the BBC documentary series Made In Scotland, Connolly discussed his Parkinson’s disease and admitted he is “near the end” and life is “slipping away”. In the documentary the …

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A Tribute to Actress & Director Penny Marshall

One of the most successful female directors, Penny Marshall has passed away at the age of 75.  Cardiopulmonary failure is listed on the document as the primary cause of death, with cardiovascular disease and type one diabetes as underlying causes. As an actress, Penny Marshall was one half of comedy duo …

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This Irish Best Man Speech Is Hard To Beat

For any best men preparing their speeches, the bar has been set very high.  23-year-old Offaly man, Podge Henry gave an epic speech for his older brother Paul’s wedding. Paul and Sinead got married in Westmeath in December. Podge, as the best man was given the task of the important best …

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Absolutely Fabulous actress June Whitfield Has Died

British comedy actress June Whitfield has sadly passed away.  Beginning her career in the 1950s, the comedy actress is best known for her roles in Terry and June, the Carry On films, EastEnders, and Absolutely Fabulous.   Very sad at the news of the death of the wonderful June Whitfield . There was no-one with more …

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