Anchored by Frank Hall and set in the office of a mythical small newspaper, combined a mixture of social and political satirical sketches with bizarre rural news items.
Did You Know?
The Minister For Hardship sketch was left in black and white on the DVD The Best Of Hall's Pictorial Weekly Volume 1 which had been entirely in color otherwise. Words on the screen which were not present when the sketch was first broadcast claimed that it was in black and white for reasons of economy, a joke because when the sketch was first broadcast Ireland's economy was very weak but it was booming when the episode which contained it was coloured in and released on DVD. See more