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Watching Father Ted for the very first time

We got Aurore, our comedy newbie, to watch the show for the first time and tell us what she thinks of it.

JOE, 6th May 2020

Great episodes: Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse

This year marks twenty-five years of Father Ted, so what better way to commemorate this milestone than to take a look back at arguably the most iconic episode of the series? It's time for another 'Undeniably Great Episode of British Comedy' and this time we're looking at the episode - Kicking Bishop Brennan Up the Arse!

Rhianna Evans, The Comedy Blog, 2nd May 2020

Celebrating 25 years of Father Ted's hilarity

Twenty-five years ago today, a phenomenon burst upon our television screens. The first showing of Father Ted on Channel 4 brought us the strange and very, very funny world of Craggy Island and its trio of priests with their housekeeper.

Martin Hannan, The National (Scotland), 21st April 2020

Celebrating Father Ted

It's one of the greatest British sitcoms ever. We take a fond look back at the classic Father Ted...

Mark Harrison, Den Of Geek, 7th June 2018

Irish victimhood? Feck off! - remembering Frank Kelly

After the passing of Father Jack, we should recover Ireland's assertive, creative spirit.

Michael P. Fitzpatrick, Spiked, 22nd December 2016

Father Jack: 'feck off' to the anti-fun police

Let's raise a glass of Toilet Duck to the foulmouthed priest.

Patrick West, Spiked, 4th March 2016

Frank Kelly: Funeral held for Father Jack actor

The funeral of actor Frank Kelly, best known for his role as Father Jack Hackett in Channel 4 comedy Father Ted, has taken place in Dublin.

BBC News, 2nd March 2016

Father Ted actor Frank Kelly dies aged 77

The Irish actor who played Father Jack in the Father Ted comedy series has died. Frank Kelly, 77, spent 60 years on screen and stage. He died exactly 18 years after the death of his Father Ted co-star Dermot Morgan.

The Telegraph, 28th February 2016

Dermot Morgan was under serious stress when he died

Father Ted star Frank Kelly, speaking about Dermot Morgan, said "He barely passed the medical tests to be available to make the last series".

Demelza De Burca, The Irish Mirror, 28th December 2013

Win a unique print of Father Jack signed by Frank Kelly

We're celebrating the launch of our brilliant / disgusting new Father Jack Me app, by giving away three signed, framed photographs from the show. The app is for iPhone and iPod Touch and allows you to transform your face into a haggard, blotchy, priest.

Channel 4, 3rd June 2011

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