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Comedy On RTE This Christmas

The Young Offenders, Mrs Brown’s Boys and more. One of the comedy highlights is the Young Offenders Christmas Special. It will have the usual stars Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, and Hilary Rose but these will also be joined by Robert Sheehan guest starring. The Young Offenders Christmas Special is set to steal the season …

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Racists Against Redheads

A complaint was made against the RTE comedy Bridget & Eamon about being racist.  The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland received a complaint over a “racist” comment towards redheads. Bridget & Eamon  are a typical unhappily married 80’s Irish couple (played by Jennifer Maguire & Bernard O’Shea). They live somewhere in …

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Bridget and Eamon are going over seas

People around the world are loving Irish comedy.  Last year Mrs Brown’s Boys proved very successful around the world and just last week BBC3 picked up Stefanie Preissner’s Irish comedy-drama Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope.  Next up to go abroad is RTE comedy series Bridget and Eamon. The 1980’s Irish comedy has been created …

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Republic of Telly Will Not Return

It has been rumoured for a while now but RTÉ have just confirmed that Republic of Telly will not be returning. A spokesperson for RTÉ confirmed “After 15 seasons of Republic of Telly, RTÉ has made the decision not to recommission the series” and also they are “looking at a …

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TV NEWS – RTÉ’s New Comedy Shows

RTE have announced the schedule for their forthcoming season. The new line-up include 65 new home-produced shows and amongst them we found some comedy highlights. One of the most highly anticipated shows of the line up is comedy drama Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope. This is a six part female centred series produced …

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