RTÉ Radio 1 and Sideline Productions in association with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Grintage Ireland
A Journey Through Irish Satire
Paddy Cullivan and special guests look back at Irish satire through the years – from Hall’s Pictorial Weekly to Scrap Saturday, Callan’s Kicks to Bull Island, Irish Pictorial Weekly to The Savage Eye, incorporating both chat and performance.
Ireland’s premiere satire expert Paddy Cullivan is a writer and performer on RTÉ’s Callan’s Kicks and leader of The Camembert Quartet, The Late Late Show‘s house band.
- writer and actress TARA FLYNN
- writer JOHN MOYNES
- comedian JOHN COLLEARY (Irish Pictorial Weekly)
- SEAN HARDIE, ex BBC writer/director/producer (Not The Nine O’Clock News; Spitting Image; Bremner, Bird and Fortune)
The first of its kind, Comedy Showhouse is a new festival of Irish comedy, featuring Sean Hughes; Deirdre O’Kane; Andrew Maxwell; Al Porter; Colm O’Regan; Fred Cooke; Amy Huberman; John Colleary; Foil, Arms & Hog; and many more.
Join us in the Space Upstairs for 8 days of live comedy recordings, which will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 across 2016.
Each evening’s performance will be recorded as live and broadcast later as two separate half hour radio shows.
Meanwhile, downstairs in the Cube, meet the new stars of digital comedy or take part in workshops and live podcasts.
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