Comedy Showhouse Monday 2 January 2017
The shows were all recorded earlier in the year as part of the Comedy Showhouse, the world's first radio comedy festival, produced by RTE Radio One. Listen to the promo here.
Saturday August 27th - The Nuala’s Greatest Hits
The girls show no sign of retiring or swapping the sequins for slippers as they present a laugh-out loud and quick-witted show. Here is one of their songs... a tribute to their idea of a handsome Hollywood hunk. Listen to the full show here.
Saturday September 3rd - Foil Arms and Hog
The Radio Show with guest presenter Alison Spittle. They've been internet sensations and now the lads bring their sketches to a live audience. Listen to the full show here.
Saturday September 10th - She’s Having a Laugh with host Deirdre O'Kane with guests Amy Huberman, Rebecca O’Flanagan and Fiona Looney
Deirdre probes hers team with questions about what it takes to be funny and how to make a living out of it; from films to sit coms, to stage plays and to novels... a very interesting insight into the business from a female perspective. Hear Amy Huberman talking about meeting Amy Poehler from the show. And hear the full show here...
Saturday September 17th - Home Truths with Gearóid Farrelly plus special guest actress Kathleen O’Rourke
The very funny Gearoid talks about his life and thoughts about Ireland today.. hear the full show here.
Saturday September 24th - Maxine Jones is Sounding Off with special guests comedy actors Sue Collins and Colm Reid
Maxine Jones' previous show was Embarrassing Mother and now she's sounding out about everything, from getting older to living in Dublin
Saturday October 1st - Special Double Bill Around the World for 80 quid with Aindrias de Staic and Foil Arms and Hog’s Radio Show
The effervescent Aindrias tells his rip-roaring adventures of travelling and the Foil Arms and Hog lads with more sketches. Listen to Aindrias here.
COMEDY SHOWHOUSE HOUR was produced by Sideline Productions in association with grintageireland.com and The Broadcast Authority of Ireland for RTE Radio 1