Tag Archive | comedy

Netflix: New Trailer for Ellen Stand Up Special – Premiere 18 Dec

Netflix: New Trailer for Ellen Stand Up Special – Premiere 18 Dec

Netflix has just released the trailer for Ellen DeGeneres stand up special which will premiere on 18 December. In her first special since 2003, Everyone’s favourite, Ellen, revisits her road to stardom, and details the heartfelt – and often hilarious – lessons she’s learned along the way. For more comedy on Netflix, you can follow: […]

Supernatural Irish comedy ‘Extra Ordinary’ begins principal photography

Supernatural Irish comedy ‘Extra Ordinary’ begins principal photography

Wildcard Distribution is delighted to announce the acquisition of new Irish supernatural comedy, EXTRA ORDINARY, which has commenced principal photography, with the shoot to take place over 5 weeks in Tullamore, Kildare and Dublin.  The debut feature from writer/directors Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman, (aka Team D.A.D.D.Y.) stars comedian/writer/actress Maeve Higgins (Naked Camera, Inside Amy […]

Film Review & Trailer: Finding Your Feet

Film Review & Trailer: Finding Your Feet

Frances Winston thinks that Finding Your Feet has plenty of warmth and humour and will bring a smile to your face Directed by: Richard Loncraine – Starring: Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, Joanna Lumley, David Hayman, John Sessions, Josie Lawrence Even if I wrote nothing about this film, one look at the cast list […]

Hit comedy show ‘Senior Moments’ returns to TV screens for the Christmas season

Hit comedy show ‘Senior Moments’ returns to TV screens for the Christmas season

The smash hit TV show, Senior Moments, returns to prime time RTÉ One for three new episodes this Christmas season.  Produced by Vico Films (the producers of box office hit, The Young Offenders), the episodes will be broadcast on December 27th at 8.30pm; New Year’s Eve at 9.15pm; and January 2nd at 8.30pm. Written and directed by […]

Channel 4 – Damned – New Comedy Series Out September 12

Channel 4 – Damned – New Comedy Series Out September 12

Starring Jo Brand (Getting On) and Alan Davies (Bob & Rose, Jonathan Creek) DAMNED is a new six part comedy series for Channel 4. Based around the lives of two rather jaded social workers, it is a sharply written, warmly comical and frequently poignant observation on what it means to try your best amidst the […]

Channel 4: ‘Back’ – Comedy Series (Mitchell & Webb)

Channel 4: ‘Back’ – Comedy Series (Mitchell & Webb)

Stephen’s (David Mitchell) father, a local legend and pub landlord, has died, so Stephen is set to – finally – take over the pub. Mum, Ellen, and sister, Cass, have no interest in the family business – they’re ‘creative’, with weed to buy and energy-centres to rebalance. With his dad dead, it’s now Stephen’s chance […]

Watch:  ” I Still Call Australia Home(ophobic)” Tim Minchin Parody

Watch: ” I Still Call Australia Home(ophobic)” Tim Minchin Parody

Comedian Tim Minchin does a parody of the Australian song “I Still Call Australia Home” by re-writing the words to highlight his objection to the proposed plebiscite, and the fact that Australia has not yet brought in marriage equality. With quite strong language in parts, his re-write says “I Still Call Australia Home(ophobic)” and in […]