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WATCH: Americans Watch Father Ted

Father Ted is a Channel 4 commissioned sitcom that was produced by British independent production company Hat Trick Productions. Created by Irish writers Arthur Mathews & Graham Linehan and directed by Declan Lowney, the series starred a predominantly Irish cast and originally aired over three series from 21 April 1995 until 1 May 1998, including …

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Top 10 Hilarious Movie Explosions

If there’s one thing we like better than big explosions it’s… um… Violence and mayhem are always entertaining, but it’s nothing without some eye candy in the form of something blowing up! Fortunately, Hollywood is keen on exploding anything and everything! Best of all, explosions aren’t contained to action films …

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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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Drunk Parents Starring Salma Hayek & Alec Baldwin

Drunk Parents is the new comedy written and directed by “Grown Ups” Fred Wolf. Starring: Alec Baldwin, Salma Hayek, Joe Manganiello, Jim Gaffigan After one too many drinks, two drunk parents attempt to hide their ever increasing financial difficulties from their daughter and social circle through elaborate neighbourhood schemes. US …

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