Father Ted. Image shows from L to R: Father Dougal McGuire (Ardal O'Hanlon), Father Ted Crilly (Dermot Morgan), Mrs Doyle (Pauline McLynn), Father Jack Hackett (Frank Kelly). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions
Father Ted

Father Ted

  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 1995 - 1998
  • 25 episodes (3 series)

Fathers Ted Crilly, Dougal McGuire and Jack Hackett are the inept priests of Craggy Island, banished from the mainland in various circumstances. Stars Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly and Pauline McLynn.

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Press clippings Page 11

Laugh Lines: from Sergeant Bilko to Father Ted

Bruce Dessau's guide to TV comedy: Forget Steve Martin, it is the spirit of Phil Silvers that is resurrected on Craggy Island.

Bruce Dessau, The Guardian, 13th May 2010

Mercy please, no more Father Ted!

The sitcom ended in 1998, but the industry rumbles on, with Tedfest going global. Amazing - given that it wasn't much good in the first place.

Darragh McManus, The Guardian, 28th July 2009

Father Ted creators back challenge to the blasphemy bill

Law is a return to the Middle Ages, say comedy team, as secularists plan an 'insult' to all religions.

Henry McDonald, The Observer, 5th July 2009

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