Four Belfast lads, two of whom still live at home with their mammies, while the other two have on/off relationships with mothers their own ages, seek gainful employment while prepared to ... See full summary »
Donal is a 14-year old who develops a passion for greyhound racing. He works in a kennel, which is owned by Good Joe. Good Joe promises Donal ownership of Donal's favorite greyhound, The ... See full summary »
The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
John Joe McNeill,
Based on Martin McGartland's shocking real life story. Martin is a young lad from west Belfast in the late 1980s who is recruited by the British Police to spy on the IRA. He works his way ... See full summary »
LOVE/HATE is a gritty crime drama based on Dublin's criminal underworld. It depicts the drug addiction, squalor and violence of organised crime that has grown in post-boom Ireland. Darren ... See full summary »
Four Belfast lads, two of whom still live at home with their mammies, while the other two have on/off relationships with mothers their own ages, seek gainful employment while prepared to bend if not break the law. Hoker, the fifth fellow, and a friend of young Shay, breaks the law in a way that ends the boys in deeper sh** (sorry, deeper trouble) every comical half-hour episode. Written by
Truthful, witty comedy and a great cast - deserves a wider audience
This Belfast-based comedy series was shown on BBC 3 a few years ago and criminally has never been repeated. It's poles apart from some of the so-called comedies they show now. The whole show is superbly put together, colourful location filming, deviously funny plots, natural performances, witty dialogue and a superb rock soundtrack. The interplay between the four main characters is excellent. Some of the humour is local to Belfast but the acting brings it to life and it never leaves the audience behind. Some great minor characters too such as local pi**head Crazy Horse. There are some memorable episodes, including when they find a dead cow and try to sell the carcass meat not realising it has died from foot and mouth, and when they had to fake a bus crash to claim injury compensation from the bus company. BBC please bring it back NOW!
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