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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
21 April 1995 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! Full summary »
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Awards:
15 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Ah, go on, go on, go on ... See more (80 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 32)
Dermot Morgan ... Father Ted Crilly (25 episodes, 1995-1998)

Ardal O'Hanlon ... Father Dougal McGuire (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
Frank Kelly ... Father Jack Hackett (25 episodes, 1995-1998)

Pauline McLynn ... Mrs. Doyle / ... (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
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Series Directed by
Declan Lowney (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Andy De Emmony (8 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Writing credits
Graham Linehan (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
Arthur Mathews (25 episodes, 1995-1998)

Series Produced by
Mary Bell .... executive producer (24 episodes, 1995-1998)
Lissa Evans .... producer (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Graham Linehan .... associate producer (9 episodes, 1996-1998)
Arthur Mathews .... associate producer (9 episodes, 1996-1998)
Geoffrey Perkins .... producer (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Original Music by
The Divine Comedy (9 episodes, 1996-1998)
 
Series Cinematography by
Eugene O'Connor (24 episodes, 1995-1998)
 
Series Film Editing by
Tim Waddell (1 episode, 1998)
 
Series Casting by
Ros Hubbard (24 episodes, 1995-1998)
John Hubbard (16 episodes, 1995-1996)
Greg Kyle (8 episodes, 1998)
Mary Maguire (8 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Production Design by
Andrew Howe-Davies (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Anne Tilby (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Art Direction by
Bill Crutcher (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
 
Series Costume Design by
Caroline Pitcher (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
Sara Meek (2 episodes, 1995-1998)
 
Series Makeup Department
Christine Cant .... makeup designer / makeup artist (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
 
Series Production Management
Peter Thornton .... production manager (11 episodes, 1996)
Sue Howells .... production manager (8 episodes, 1998)
Liam Kelly .... unit manager (8 episodes, 1998)
Helen Booth .... production manager (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Aherne .... first assistant director (11 episodes, 1996)
Catherine Dunne .... second assistant director (8 episodes, 1998)
Francesco Reidy .... first assistant director (8 episodes, 1998)
Martin O'Malley .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Art Department
Peter Hallam .... property master / props master / ... (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Susannah Kaye .... production buyer (16 episodes, 1995-1996)
Cos Egan .... production buyer (10 episodes, 1996)
Tim Youngman .... props master / property master (10 episodes, 1996)
Nicola Painter .... production buyer (9 episodes, 1996-1998)
Patrick Begley .... props master / prop master / ... (8 episodes, 1998)
Paul Michel .... props (8 episodes, 1998)
Carmel O'Connor .... production buyer (6 episodes, 1995)
Kate McNamara .... graphic design (3 episodes, 1996)
Richard Norley .... graphic design (3 episodes, 1996)
Russell Hilliard .... graphic design (2 episodes, 1998)
Russell Mann .... graphic design (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Sound Department
Jon Matthews .... sound supervisor / sound (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
Eddie Quinn .... boom operator (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
Brendan Deasy .... sound recordist (24 episodes, 1995-1998)
Nigel Holmes .... boom operator (7 episodes, 1995-1998)
John Mooney .... sound (2 episodes, 1995-1998)
 
Series Special Effects by
Neal Champion .... special effects (14 episodes, 1996-1998)
Maurice Foley .... special effects supervisor (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Stunts
Bronco McLoughlin .... stuntman / stunt coordinator (9 episodes, 1995-1998)
Alan Walsh .... stunts / stuntman (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Eamon A. Kelly .... stuntman / stunt man (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Owen .... senior cameraman / camera / ... (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
Lynda Stone .... camera operator / camera (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
Davie Mayes .... generator operator (23 episodes, 1995-1998)
Tony Swan .... gaffer (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Christopher Clayton .... lighting director (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Keith Durham .... assistant camera (15 episodes, 1995-1998)
Chris Chatfield .... camera operator / camera (14 episodes, 1995-1998)
Sean Moon .... vision controller (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Luke Chantrell .... vision controller (8 episodes, 1998)
Peter Edwards .... location cameraman / location camera operator (8 episodes, 1998)
Rob Kitzmann .... lighting director (7 episodes, 1998)
Maurice Swan .... gaffer (5 episodes, 1995)
Derek Murgett .... vision controller (4 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Casting Department
John Hubbard .... casting (1 episode, 1996)
Ros Hubbard .... casting (1 episode, 1996)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Neil Murphy .... wardrobe assistant (8 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mykola Pawluk .... videotape editor / editor: video tape (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Tim Waddell .... videotape editor (18 episodes, 1996-1998)
Roz Storey .... vision mixer (16 episodes, 1995-1996)
Naomi Neufeld .... vision mixer (7 episodes, 1998)
Nick Ames .... videotape editor (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Music Department
The Divine Comedy .... composer: title music (15 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Other crew
Mary Motture .... stage manager (25 episodes, 1995-1998)
Christine Hagon .... production team (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Michael Jelves .... floor manager (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Paula Wilson .... production team (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Joe Murdiff .... location manager / locations (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Sue Howells .... production team / production coordinator (11 episodes, 1996)
Eilis Boland .... production assistant (10 episodes, 1996)
Julia Hancock .... production assistant (10 episodes, 1996)
Margaret Molnar .... production team (10 episodes, 1996)
Geoffrey Perkins .... script advisor (10 episodes, 1996)
Dermot Cleary .... location manager / locations (9 episodes, 1996-1998)
Suzanna Ellis .... production team (9 episodes, 1996-1998)
Christine Moses .... production assistant (9 episodes, 1996-1998)
Mabelle Penalver .... film researcher (8 episodes, 1996-1998)
Graham Linehan .... location director (8 episodes, 1998)
Darren Smith .... production team (8 episodes, 1998)
James Stanley .... production team (8 episodes, 1998)
Guy Barker .... production team (6 episodes, 1995)
Rosalind Davidson .... production team (6 episodes, 1995)
Peter Errington .... floor manager (6 episodes, 1995)
Jim Imber .... production team (6 episodes, 1995)
Glynis Jones .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1995)
Adrian O'Brien .... production team (6 episodes, 1995)
Abigail Smart .... production team (6 episodes, 1995)
Cyril Marah .... production team (2 episodes, 1996-1998)
Swati Shah .... production team (2 episodes, 1996-1998)
 

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25 min | 50 min (1 episode)
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Certification:
Australia:M (some episodes) | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Ireland:15 | UK:15 | USA:TV-14 | USA:TV-PG (few episodes) | USA:TV-MA (some episodes)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Father Dougal sleeps in a Republic of Ireland football shirt and "He-Man" bedsheets.See more »
Quotes:
Father Ted:It's just a rush. I feel fearless. Like Jeff Bridges in that movie.
Father Dougal:I didn't see that one.
Father Ted:Not many people have, Dougal. It's probably a bad reference.
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FAQ

Were any of the episodes based on real events?
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65 out of 66 people found the following review useful.
Ah, go on, go on, go on ..., 14 July 2004
Author: didi-5 from United Kingdom

Where to begin in praise of Father Ted? This hilarious Irish comedy about three dysfunctional priests and their crazy tea-obsessed housekeeper came from nowhere to light up the Channel 4 schedules in 1995. Then it was critically slammed but gained a viewer following right from episode one, where Dougal thought a spider baby was real.

Episodes to come featured boring Father Paul, mad Father Noel, gloating Father Dick Byrne, accident-prone Father Larry, and the permanently bewildered Bishop Brennan. But it was the core quartet of characters that kept you watching - Father Ted himself, the much missed Dermot Morgan; drunken and obscene Father Jack, Frank Kelly; vacant Father Dougal, Ardal O'Hanlon (who hasn't done much of interest since - 'My Hero' was awful); and Mrs Doyle, Pauline McLynn.

Too many happy moments to list here but if you haven't seen this, prepare for a laugh. Life is never without incident on Craggy Island!

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