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Celebrating 20 Years Of Father Ted!

Cripes almighty, this month marks 20 years since Irish comedy Father Ted first graced television sets. Written by Graham Linehan and Arthur Matthews, it starred Dermot Morgan as the eponymous Ted, Ardal O’Hanlan as otherworldly moron Dougal, Frank Kelly as Father Jack, and Pauline McLynn as the utterly bizarre, borderline violent, tea obsessed Mrs. 370 more words


Comedy Script Writing

Script writer James Henry came in to college last Friday to tell us of his experiences on comedy classics, such as The Green Wing (see above) and now a new series… 74 more words


"They just reloaded, shot him again" – Old Grey Whistle Theft

Some of the strongest Father Ted episodes are meditations on aspects of Irish Catholic life and culture smuggled within the format of a 24-minute sitcom. “Old Grey Whistle Theft” is not one of those episodes. 1,846 more words


Happy 20th Anniversary Father Ted

So you have three priests and their tea lady on a remote Irish island and some how this makes one of the most loved sitcoms of all time. 39 more words


"That's the bit I have trouble with" – Tentacles of Doom

Three bishops visit Craggy Island to upgrade the local Holy Stone of Clonrichert to a Class-Two Relic. Wanting everone on their bests behaviour, Ted manages to brainwash Jack into learning a few stock phrases. 1,841 more words


DAY 96: Father Ted

Series Run : 1995-1998

25 episodes

Network: BBC

Series Premise (as far as I can tell):

A group of rather secular priests who live on Craggy Island… 318 more words

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