A comedy sketch from 'The Live Mike' featuring a hawker selling genuine James Joyce souvenirs.
A street trader, played by Fran Dempsey outside the James Joyce Museum in Sandycove, Dublin announces his wares in an effort to drum up trade.
Genuine James Joyce souvenirs here.
Among the items on offer are James Joyce's genuine glasses, and the pens that he used to write the book 'Useless'. Mike Murphy, playing a gullible American tourist takes the lot, including the pram in which James Joyce was born, in exchange for his cameras.
This episode of 'The Live Mike' was broadcast on 5 February 1982.
'The Live Mike' ran on RTÉ Television between 1979 and 1983 and combined music, comedy sketches and studio guests.