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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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Sharon Horgan Urges You To Do The Right Thing May 25th #YESman

BAFTA award-winning comedy writer and actress urges you to vote yes.  On May 25th do the right thing.   Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHefI9By0S30cYsF_Tx4Qjsd4TtuiyH-C Time to be a yes man: https://youtu.be/e6CatqS4ujE Bob Geldof: https://youtu.be/vDAXKo0QhX4 Steve Wall: https://youtu.be/di_VN-Foakk Sharon Horgan: https://youtu.be/rYNUeSnx3Kc Tom Dunne: https://youtu.be/S_nH_HJFn04 Tracey Thorn: https://youtu.be/WIrOYMUcXhk Nick Seymour: https://youtu.be/T3wCWrpuopY

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Sharon Horgan gets two Bafta nominations

The TV Baftas will take place on Sunday 13 May with Sue Perkins hosting the event. In 2014 it was Channel 4 sitcom ‘Catastrophe’ that sent Sharon Horgan‘s writing and performing career into A-list territory. The show has been a major success for Horgan and the show’s co-writer  / lead male actor, …

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Sharon Horgan Has A New Horror Comedy On The Way

Sharon Horgan is trying something different and trying horror.  The Irish actress, writer and producer and previously created shows such as Divorce and Catastrophy which explores married life. Now she has decided to change things up a bit with a new horror comedy series.  Sharon Horgan & Divorce Horgan has …

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Irish Comedy Writer / Actress up for Emmy Award

Irish writer and actress Sharon Horgan’s location sitcom Catastrophe has been nominated for a 2016 EMMY Award for OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES . …and few people know but before her UK career took off Irish broadcaster RTE was her first port of call 13 years ago but her studio show was rejected. …

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