Comedy Showhouse 2017

Dates: 01 Jan - 01 Jan

The 2nd year of RTE Radio 1’s Comedy Festival featuring the best writers, performers and acts live on stage across 6 nights.

Radio shows are recorded every evening Monday to Saturday featuring Fred Cooke, Caitriona Ennis, Tara Flynn, Rose Henderson, Sean Hughes, Chris Kent, Fiona Looney, Katherine Lynch, Colum McDonnell, Barry Murphy, Colin Murphy, Stefanie Pressneir, Deirdre O’Kane, Colm O’Regan, Jarlath O’Regan, Joe Rooney, Karl Spain, Alison Spittle, Eleanor Tiernan, Brona C. Titley, Paul Tylak, Paul Woodful and of course you the audience.


Duration: 120 minutes

Winner PPI Awards Best Radio Comedy

Comedy Showhouse is ‘revolutionising Irish broadcast comedy’ Irish Times 


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Mon May 29 8pm €10
2016 PPI Award Best Radio Comedy
COLM O’REGAN Wants a Word
With comedy actors Tara Flynn & Paul Tylak
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Tues May 30 8pm €10 
WORLD PREMIERE of new comedy series
(devised by Michael Downey) With Joe Rooney, Colum McDonnell, Tara Flynn and Chris Kent
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Weds May 31 8pm €10
WORLD PREMIERE of new female comedy
THE WAITING ROOM By Fiona Looney (Dandelions, Callan’s Kicks)
Starring Caitriona Ennis & Deirdre O’Kane
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Thurs June 01 6pm €5
Comedy & Music Mash Up
HaHa Land
Host Paddy Cullivan (Late Late Show band / Camembert Quartet)
With Fred Cooke, Tara Flynn & Paul Woodful (AKA Ding Dong Denny O’Reilly)
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Thurs June 01 8pm €10
Return of Ireland’s No.1 Comedy Panel Show
DON’T QUOTE ME! Sean Hughes (Perrier winner, BBC’s Buzzcocks, Ch4’s Sean’s Show)
with Eleanor Tiernan, Karl Spain, Fiona Looney & Fred Cooke
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Fri June 02 6pm €5
Funny Girl
Katherine Lynch
(Dancing with Stars / Wagon’s Den) with Stefanie Preissner (RTE’s Can’t Cope Won’t Cope) Brona C. Titley (Ch4’s 8 Out of 9 Cats/Aisling Bea) and Alison Spittle (stand up star & new RTE Two series)
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Fri June 02 8pm €10 
Ireland’s No.1 Comedy Panel Show
DON’T QUOTE ME! Sean Hughes (Perrier winner, BBC’s Buzzcocks, Ch4’s Sean’s Show)
with Colin Murphy, Eleanor Tiernan, Fiona Looney , Jarlath Regan
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Sat June 03 8pm €10
Ireland’s No.1 Comedy Panel Show
DON’T QUOTE ME! Sean Hughes (Perrier winner, BBC’s Buzzcocks, Ch4’s Sean’s Show)
with Dave Fanning, Eleanor Tiernan, Fiona Looney & Katherine Lynch
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