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Spotlight – Ireland’s No.1 Comedy Writer Roddy Doyle

The Commitments kicked off the extraordinary career of Ireland’s no.1 comedy writer RODDY DOYLE. His independently published novel about a ‘black’ soul group in Dublin – set in a fictional northside Dublin suburb Barrytown – was a huge success and the subsequent film was directed by Oscar winner Alan Parker. …

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Feature – EXPERT TIPS ON WRITING GREAT COMEDY

The reaction to the Grintage series of articles on writing screen comedy was huge and as a further spark here’s a great feature on ‘How To Write Good Comedy‘. Some of Britain’s finest comedians (and Ireland’ finest Graham Linehan) shared their knowledge with The (UK) Independent. And we merely pass it on …. …

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