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Programme Six

Joking Aside

In February 1994 comedian Noel V. Ginnity was held hostage for a cash ransom by armed robbers. It was a traumatic incident for him, but as a man who benefits from publicity, it also proved to be something of a boon to his career. 

Noel tells his own story, giving us a picture of how the hostage incident fitted into his extraordinary life. 

This is the last programme in the series.


Tom Lynch
Comedian Noel V. Ginnity
Dr. Mary O'Loughlin