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26-03-2020, 22:47   #4381
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If it's any consolation her career in show biz will soon hit the skids.

It seems to me that lately if RTE push you like mad and give you lots of exposure your comedy career goes down the crapper- Alison Spittle, Maeve Higgins for instance.

People like Sharon Horgan and Aisling Bea, I don't ever remember seeing them on RTE and they are flying it.

edit- Katherine Lynch was another one I forgot. RTE gave her loads of shows and airtime and she has vanished.
Sharon Horgan got one of her earliest first gigs on 'The Unbelievable Truth', a show presented by Colin Murphy where he tried to do a 'Brass Eye meets Star Stories' kinda parody. Wasn't very good.

Aisling Bea had early roles in Fair City, Roy and The Savage Eye. In the Savage Eye, she was most memorable parodying Graine Seoige.



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27-03-2020, 08:48   #4382
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Sharon Horgan got one of her earliest first gigs on 'The Unbelievable Truth', a show presented by Colin Murphy where he tried to do a 'Brass Eye meets Star Stories' kinda parody. Wasn't very good.

Aisling Bea had early roles in Fair City, Roy and The Savage Eye. In the Savage Eye, she was most memorable parodying Graine Seoige.



Pretty much HAVE to do something in IReland, to pay the bills and so on.
They didn't get anything like the same level of exposure and promotion as the duds who got their own shows. They got documentaries, Lynch was given reality tv gigs when her comedy started to fizzle out, Higgins even got a cookery show! The duds were all over the RTE guide too.


It seems like Horgan and Bea were given work by Murphy and McSavage personally rather than being mentored by the powers that be like the others. If I was Ms McGarrity I would learn from the past and jump ship while she still has a career to salvage.
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They didn't get anything like the same level of exposure and promotion as the duds who got their own shows. They got documentaries, Lynch was given reality tv gigs when her comedy started to fizzle out, Higgins even got a cookery show! The duds were all over the RTE guide too.


It seems like Horgan and Bea were given work by Murphy and McSavage personally rather than being mentored by the powers that be like the others. If I was Ms McGarrity I would learn from the past and jump ship while she still has a career to salvage.
she needs a new trick/joke as just putting on the same mimicking voice and a wig for every impression (judging from her ad showreel and insta), doesn't make you an impressionist/comedian...but sure nepotism gets you far in rte and i seriously believe RTE are deluded and think that the BBC/UK/USA would "poach" their "talent"
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So bored of Vogue Williams thinking we all want to know about every moment in her life . Baby this , husband that , on and on she drones
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So bored of Vogue Williams thinking we all want to know about every moment in her life . Baby this , husband that , on and on she drones
didnt she have an indo piece the other week stating she didnt want to expose her child to the media/"celeb" lifestyle (appeared in my twitter feed 80 times last sunday) and there she goes and does an ad with him for an washing powder/liquid
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Why? "Murder She Wrote" is the only watchable thing on after midnight
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So bored of Vogue Williams thinking we all want to know about every moment in her life . Baby this , husband that , on and on she drones
We’d want to be careful she doesn’t catch Coronavirus because she’ll make a show on it.
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didnt she have an indo piece the other week stating she didnt want to expose her child to the media/"celeb" lifestyle (appeared in my twitter feed 80 times last sunday) and there she goes and does an ad with him for an washing powder/liquid
And appears in the Daily Mail today with full picture of her child . Apparently she can’t leave him and brings him to work 🙄
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Isn't he the lad who looks a bit like Rod Stewart?
That gave me a little laugh. I can't really see it myself though.
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Steve Coogan.

Just comes across as a bit of a prick. Watching him on the Trip to Greece, and not sure if it's an act or whatever, but he seems very full of himself.

And I don't really understand Alan Partridge's standing as a comic classic either. Definitely feel there is a snobbery among the die-hard fans.
he's acting, he's an actor he doesn't really go on trips like that it's a tv show made for tv he got paid
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That gave me a little laugh. I can't really see it myself though.
Let’s just say The Faces weren’t really about the faces they had a trademark style
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Let’s just say The Faces weren’t really about the faces they had a trademark style
A face is a mod with the right clothes, the right haircut and the right taste in soul music and ska. Hence the character Ace Face played by sting in Quadrophenia.
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she needs a new trick/joke as just putting on the same mimicking voice and a wig for every impression (judging from her ad showreel and insta), doesn't make you an impressionist/comedian...but sure nepotism gets you far in rte and i seriously believe RTE are deluded and think that the BBC/UK/USA would "poach" their "talent"
She has a joke? I missed that.
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Why? "Murder She Wrote" is the only watchable thing on after midnight
I start prowling after midnight. Barren times.
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