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Comedy Tips: Simon Pegg On Writing Hot Fuzz

If you’ve ever thought about writing a comedy here is an insight into how the process works.  Here is Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright talking about writing Hot Fuzz. They discuss brainstorming, avoiding distractions and the power of the flip chart. This is a great insight into their creative process, and …

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A Tribute To Jerry Lewis

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis recently passed away at the age of 91.  Famous for his high voice, slapstick genius and incredible facial expressions Jerry took over the Hollywood scene in the 1950’s. The man of many talents had success in live comedy, movies, film making and theatre for 70 years. …

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New Comedy Coming To RTE

RTE are bringing over 60 new shows and series to the two channels this season. We will also see the return of some of our favorite shows including  Striking Out (starring Amy Huberman and Neil Morrissey) and Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope by Stefanie Preissner with new seasons. Other comedies you can …

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Nominations For Edinburgh Comedy Award

The Edinburgh Comedy Award is considered the Oscars of comedy. The nominations include a shortlist of nine comedians out of over 700 shows. This is the longest line up ever and it includes more female comics in the history of the prize. These women include Elf Lyons who dresses as …

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How funny is the Rose Of Tralee?

 The Rose of Tralee International Festival Final is tonight! For all of you who live outside Ireland this is a traditional ‘lovely girl’ competition that attracts entrants of Irish descent from mostly Ireland, UK and USA.  The festival includes fashion shows, parades and music events in the Dome.  As 2017 will be …

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