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The O'Dea Story

A documentary on 20 years of comedy, songs and sketches with the legendary Jimmy O' Dea (First broadcast 1954)

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The O'Dea Story

A documentary on 20 years of comedy, songs and sketches with the legendary Jimmy O' Dea.

Best known for his role as King Brian in the movie Darby O’Gill and the Little People and as the creator of his most famous character Biddy Mulligan, he was often to be seen on the stage of the Olympia with Maureen Potter.

Sketches include:
"BUYING THE FURNITURE"
"THE LAST DRINK"
"SIXPENCE EACH WAY"
"MULLIGAN IN COURT"
"BRIGHTER BROADCASTING"

"DOLORES AND ROSIE"
"MR DIOR"
"THE LAST RAILWAY"

A supporting cast of Harry O' Donovan, Maureen Potter, Fay Seargent, Danny Cummins, Denis Brennan and the Radio Eireann singers.

Produced by L. H. Morrow

First broadcast 25th December, 1954

An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries

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