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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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BBC3 Can’t Cope Won’t Cope

Series 1 of Can’t Cope Won’t Cope aired in Ireland on RTE last September and has been a huge hit! Now BBC3 have just announced that they have acquired Deadpan Pictures Irish comedy-drama from Line of Duty distributor Content Media Delighted writer Stefanie Preissner took to twitter to share the news: https://twitter.com/StefPreissner/status/826901108224380928 The six …

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Amy Huberman is Writing a new Comedy

She’s everywhere these days and isn’t leaving any time soon.  One of our favourites, Amy Huberman has a new comedy series on the way and she’s also penning the screenplay.  “We got some funding for a comedy series so I’ll have to sit down and write that,” she told Ian …

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TV Comedy Drama on TG4

Fir Bolg is a new TV Comedy on Irish language channel TG4.  Producer Brian Reddin described the show as “Ireland’s first dramatic comedy musical with, the most ecliptic cast you’ll ever see.” It follows traditional Irish band ‘Fir Bolg’ who get back together after the death of one of the …

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TV FILM: Watch The Stag Tonight on RTE Two

Irish comedy The Stag was released in cinemas back in March 2014 and is on tonight on RTE Two. Do watch it live or record for later.  Directed and co-written by John Butler, it’s about a stag party weekend in the great outdoors that takes some unexpected detours. As proof of …

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PODCASTS – Comedy Showhouse Week 3

Catch up on COMEDY SHOWHOUSE broadcast on RTE Radio 1 from Saturday 10th September. The 2 shows were ep3 of Don’t Quote Me! starring Sean Hughes, Michael A Fitzgerald, Karl Spain, Fiona Looney, Andrew Maxwell and special guest Joe Rooney…..   The star of the International Emmy award-winning Moone Boy and IFTA award-winning film Noble, Deirdre O’Kane hosts She’s Having a …

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