comedy

All the winners from the Screen Actors Guild Awards

Parasite was a shock winner at the Screen Actors Guild Awards as Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger cemented their positions as Oscars favourites. In the TV  categories, Phoebe Waller-Bridge picked up an individual award but the acclaimed comedy fell victim...

The Young Offenders return for a third series

The hit Irish comedy The Young Offenders from producers Vico Films will return on RTÉ2 and BBC Three for a third series in the new year. Created by Peter Foott, The Young Offenders...

Delight for the Irish as Saoirse Ronan and Martin McDonagh win Golden Globes

Many will say an award like a Golden Globe was a long time coming for Saoirse Ronan and last night she was finally awarded for all her work in Lady Bird.  It wasn't just Saoirse who was smiling at the Golden...

Saoirse Ronan set to present SNL in all Irish episode with U2

Saoirse Ronan will present the iconic US hit show Saturday Night Live on 2 December with music provided on the night by U2. The announcement was made on the latest Saturday Night Live and will be the 23 year olds first time presenting...

Hit TV comedy Damo & Ivor set for the big screen in 2018

The massively popular Irish comedy show Damo & Ivor is to be made into a feature film with production set to start this summer. Wildcard Distribution will bring the comedy to Irish cinemas next year. Andy Quirke will reprise his...

The Young Offenders – six part TV series commissioned

BBC Three and BBC Comedy, in association with RTÉ, have commissioned a six part series of The Young Offenders, from producers Vico Films. Originally a feature length film, The Young Offenders was a box office sensation in 2016. Peter Foott, winner...

Great news for Irish film industry as homegrown movie scores multi national deal

Irish movie "The Young Offenders" has just picked up a multi-territory deal after Vertigo Releasing acquires US, Canada,UK, Australia/New Zealand rights on the comedy which has grossed over €1m in the Republic of Ireland. Writer-director Peter Foott's ('The Republic Of Telly')...

The Young Offenders achieves biggest box office opening for an Irish film this year

The film opened last weekend with an impressive total of €202,000 including previews, with some cinemas yet to report. The Young Offenders has charted ahead of other new releases The Infiltrator (starring Bryan Cranston and Diane Kruger) and the...

Al Porter nominated for Edinburgh comedy award

Springfield's finest Al Porter has been nominated for the coveted Best Comedy Show award sponsored by last minute.com Today's announcement that he is among the eight nominees for the prestigious award is another high point in the local funny man's...

Comedian Louis C.K. is coming to the 3Arena!

Six-time Emmy Award winner Louis C.K. has announced that he is bringing his live show to the 3Arena, Dublin on 15 August 2016! Tickets for the comedian's show go on sale today from Ticketmaster so get yours quick if...
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