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Bridget & Eamon in America!

Our favourite Irish TV comedy couple Bridget & Eamon have now landed on Amazon in America.  The original six episode series written by Jason Butler, Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O’Shea (latter pair also play the lead characters) was commissioned and broadcast on Irish channel RTE Two (grintage article here) and later …

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TV News: The President Show

In the reign of Trump it’s very hard to avoid making jokes about the President of the USA. Comedy Central have announced a new weekly comedy show called ‘The President Show’.  Impersonator Anthony Atamanuik will play Donald Trump. He has featured on shows such as the “Trump vs. Bernie” tour, …

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Satire about the Trump, Kushner and The Muslim Ban

Comedy Central satire ‘Mideast Minute‘ tackles everything from immigration to Jared Kushner. Mideast Minute is written by and stars Pardis Parker. It originally started as a web series in 2007. Parker states: The original idea was to do a fake news show that tried to convince Middle Easterners that everything …

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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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Emma Thompson to play Queen Elizabeth I

Emma Thompson has taken on the role of Queen Elizabeth I the Shakespeare style comedy, Upstart Crow. The filming of the second season has already begun and comedians David Mitchell and Harry Enfield will be returning. The new season is set to be filled with an array of different guest appearances. …

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