Father Ted

'Father Ted' Star Frank Kelly Dies, Aged 77

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 28.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Frank Kelly has died at the age of 77, it has been confirmed by multiple Irish news outlets. The death of the actor, who is best known for his per...

Americans Watch Father Ted. Confusion Ensues

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Comedy

"Uh oh, he just pushed a person in a wheel chair down" and "were we supposed to laugh at that?" are just some of the remarks made after a group of Ame...

Happy Birthday, Father Ted

James Thomas | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK Comedy
James Thomas

Everything just came together for the show. Ireland had just emerged from the 80s and early 90s with a bit of cultural clout, however overblown or naff many of our exports were, so the timing was good for a sitcom about the place.

Nine Reasons Why Being Deaf Isn't That Bad, Honest

Clodagh Corbett | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Clodagh Corbett

1) You get free tube travel If you live in a London borough, you can get a Freedom Pass, which entitles you to free bus and tube travel all around London. Cheers Boris! You won't however, be able to get a blue badge, which would be really handy for parking wherever you want. A quick check with the council will confirm "Bog off, there's nothing wrong with your legs".

'Father Ted' Star Pauline McLynn Joins 'EastEnders'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘EastEnders’ fans can look forward to a new face around Albert Square soon, as actress Pauline McLynn - best known for her role as Mrs. Doyle in t...

Theatre Review: The Weir, Wyndham's Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

This production of The Weir is so warm and intimate, it makes you feel as if you've just pulled up a bar stool in a rural Irish pub for the evening.

The IT Crowd: Top Seven Moments

James Peckham | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Peckham

Come October The IT Crowd will come to a close. Graham Linehan, writer of Father Ted and Black Books, is bringing his third successful sitcom to an en...

WATCH: 20 Classic Christmas Comedy Clips

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK Comedy

As the late, great Andy Williams said: it's the most wonderful time of the year. And we're pretty sure he meant "...because it leads to loads of TV sp...

Bad Review of Unauthorised 'Father Ted' Stage Show Led to Legal Threat

John Fleming | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

If you are a performer, reviewers are like Americans. It is difficult to live with them, but it is difficult to live without them.

How Peep Show Saved the Sitcom

Tom Doran | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home
Tom Doran

Mark enters a relationship with Sophie (Olivia Colman) and finds, quite rapidly, that... he doesn't really like her. This isn't anyone's fault, neither are presented as terrible human beings. They're just fundamentally incompatible and only end up steamrolling into marriage due to crippling mutual loneliness.

WATCH: Truth Behind Essex 'Lion' Sighting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Phew! As you're doubtless already aware, the good people of Essex were able to sleep soundly in their beds last night, safe in the knowledge that ther...

Back To Bottom For More 'Comedy' On TV

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

The boys from Bottom are back in a new show which sees Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson revive their cult characters Richie Rich and Eddie Hitler. The ...

Remembering Maeve: Author's Funeral Sees Authors, Actors and Family Come Together

PA | Posted 03.08.2012 | Home

The life, love, talent and generosity of acclaimed best-selling novelist Maeve Binchy have been remembered at her funeral. The worlds of the arts, ...

Vote for Your All-Time Favourite Channel 4 Comedy Show

Channel 4 | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Booyakasha, and welcome to Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows vote. This is where the great British public - that's you - gets to vote for the best ...

LOOK: The Funniest Protest Sign Of All Time?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Comedy

A tip of the cap to those clever folk over at Buzzfeed.com for pointing us in the direction of this fantastic protest sign - one that could be one of ...

Could These Be The World's Quirkiest Tattoos?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

Tattoos have come a long way since the days when 'Mum', and 'love and hate' were the most common sights on some bruiser's forearms. These days you...

WATCH: Top 10 Festive TV Comedy Clips - Is Your Favourite In Here?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Bored of Christmas telly? Settle down with a nog of eggcup and enjoy these clips from 10 TV comedy classics on YouTube. From Cartman to Blackadder,...

Graham Norton: 'No More Comedy For Me'

PA | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Graham Norton says he has turned his back on comedy acting forever. The star, who started out as a stand-up and played a hyperactive priest in Chan...

Of Course, They all Have Lovely Bottoms

Paddy Duffy | Posted 31.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Paddy Duffy

Coming from the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, my viewing habits developed differently to some of my fellow countrymen.