Frank Of Ireland. Frank (Brian Gleeson). Copyright: Merman.

Frank Of Ireland

Channel 4 sitcom about a fantasist and his friend. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2021. Stars Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Pom Boyd, Sarah Greene and others.

Next new episode is on Thursday at 10pm. Episode 5
Catch-up on Episode 4 on All 4   Episode 4 is repeated on 4seven on Tuesday at 3:20am.

Frank Of Ireland. Image shows from L to R: Frank (Brian Gleeson), Áine (Sarah Greene).

Frank Of Ireland

Sitcom from Domhnall and Brian Gleeson about an Irish fantasist, Frank, and his wingman, Doofus

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2021
Channel
Channel 4
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Pom Boyd, Sarah Greene, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Pat Shortt and Liz Fitzgibbon
Writers
Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson and Michael Moloney
Director
M.J. Delaney
Producer
Rory Gilmartin

Frank Marron is a 32-year-old catastrophe. A misanthropic, narcissistic, fantasist in arrested development who thinks the world owes him something. But, nonetheless, he's our comedy hero. They don't all wear capes, okay?!

Frank lives in Dublin with his mother Mary, and that's fine. He is single and his pocket money hasn't increased in a decade or more, but you know what?! That's fine too. Frank is a musician, understood? He hasn't written a song or played a gig in seven years and five months, but that is totally, 100% fine. His ex-girlfriend Aine has a new boyfriend Peter-Brian for the first time since they split, and Frank may be finding that a tad difficult, alright? When did they part, you ask? About seven years and five months ago, give or take a day, but that's a total coincidence, just in case you're wondering. It's all absolutely fine. Frank is fine.

Frank is also fine because of his wingman (read gopher) Doofus. Doofus foolishly thinks they are best friends and it's his job to blow smoke up, facilitate and attempt to fix the relentless debris in Frank's wake. It's a big job for such a fellow.

Production Details

Production companies
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 15th April 2021 on Channel 4 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 6th May 2021 on Channel 4 at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 4: Tuesday at 3:20am on 4seven
  2. Series 1 Episode 5: Saturday at 1:30am on C4
  3. Series 1 Episode 6: Saturday at 2am on C4
  4. Series 1 Episode 5: Saturday at 4:20am on 4seven
  5. Series 1 Episode 5: Tuesday 18th May at 2:20am on 4seven
  6. Series 1 Episode 6: Thursday 20th May at 3:15am on 4seven
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