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Hannah Hits Dublin

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby is bringing her new show Douglas to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin this November 17th. Tasmania’s own Hannah Gadsby has come to the world’s attention through her multi-award winning stand up show Nanette which played to sold-out houses across Australia, London, Edinburgh, New York and Los Angeles before …

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De Niro Comedy Ad

One of Ireland’s most well-known directors, Declan Lowney has just directed the legend that is Robert De Niro in a UK ad for Warburton’s bagels. The shoot took place in a secure studio in Wembley in London last December. See it here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdMpVZ42RLk Declan trained as a producer/director with Irish …

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Great Sitcoms

Why is ‘Fawlty Towers’ so good? In April 2019 Fawlty Towers was voted (ahead of Father Ted and Alan Partridge) as Britain’s Best Ever Sitcom. See the final list below. Launched in 1975 and with only 12 episodes in 2 Seasons this classic BBC sitcom is having a surging lease …

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Irish women writing TV’s best comedies

From Channel 4’s Derry Girls & Catastrophe to RTE’s Nowhere Fast, female-led Irish comedies are coming thick and fast. Watching Irish comedy on television usually means watching something written and directed by a man. For all the deserved admiration bestowed on talent like Chris O’Dowd, Dylan Moran, Graham Norton, Tommy …

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CAT LAUGHS 2019

It’s the 25th Anniversary of the “Best Little Comedy Festival In The World”! The Kilkenny Cat Laughs Comedy Festival is back for it’s silver jubilee and is shaping up to be one of the most exciting line-ups ever – a smorgasbord of quality Irish and International comics for your June Bank Holiday weekend. The full programme is now …

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Stand Up: Adam Hills on Gay Priests

ADAM HILLS – the brilliant Aussie comedian and host of Channel 4’s Last Leg – performed on RTE Two’s The Liffey Laugh live at Dublin’s Vicar Street. Here are his thoughts on a current controversy within the Catholic church that only an outsider could tackle! NB – There are more clips of Adam …

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2 Years Later – Victoria Wood RIP

We still miss Victoria Wood who passed away two years ago today aged only 62. She starred in, wrote and hosted some of the most popular and memorable shows on the BBC over the last 2 or 3 decades. Click here for those who are unaware of her great life. But …

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VIDEO – Spike Milligan remembered

Any comedy fan is aware of Spike Milligan. Irish father & English mother. Co-founder of The Goons and the creator of some of the most groundbreaking radio & TV shows of all time – plus the writer of books like Puckoon & Adolf Hitler; My Part in his Downfall. Any …

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