Dermot Morgan joins Gay Byrne on the Late Late Show

In 1994 funnyman Dermot Morgan joined Gay Byrne on the Late Late Show from London by a live link-up.

Dermot Morgan was in London playing Father Ted Crilly in a new comedy series for Channel 4 called 'Father Ted'. Although a household name in Ireland, Dermot had not yet achieved success in the UK. 'Father Ted' was first broadcast in 1995 receiving critical acclaim bringing Dermot Morgan recognition outside of Ireland.

In this extract Dermot tells Gay Byrne about life in London and his encounter with a Limerick taxi driver.

Other guests on the show included Rosaleen Linehan and Niall Toibin.

This episode of The Late Late Show was broadcast on 23 December 1994.