Dermot Morgan and cast are back for a second series of the satirical radio sketch show 'Scrap Saturday'.

Under the light hand of producer John Penrose, a second series of the RTÉ Radio 1 satirical sketch show 'Scrap Saturday' is being recorded in studio 8 of the radio centre in Donnybrook.

I would draw the line at direct personal bad taste, but then again you know I think it depends on the mood you’re in and the mood you feel your listeners are in.

‘Scrap Saturday’ is the brainchild of Dermot Morgan who, assisted by performers Pauline McLynn and Owen Roe, puts words in the mouths of politicians, industrialists and broadcasters.

For half an hour every Saturday morning, listeners take pleasure in the lampooning of public figures such as RTÉ reporter Charlie Bird, Minister for Foreign Affairs Gerry Collins, Taoiseach Charles Haughey and Fianna Fáil political advisor PJ Mara.

Tongue firmly in cheek, Dermot Morgan explains how this glittering cast is transported to RTÉ by coach. Charles Haughey likes to be last off the bus,

But the others are no trouble at all, except for Pádraig who always orders the female canteen staff around a lot. 

'Scrap Saturday' ran on RTÉ Radio 1 between 1990 and 1992; it was produced by Cue Productions for RTÉ.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 11 January 1991. The reporter is Colm Connolly.