Alan hosts an Afternoon With... session at the hotel,hoping to win a contract from two visiting Irish television executives. Also present is Jed Maxwell,Alan's biggest fan and,to give the Irishmen the impression he has a permanent home, Alan takes them back to Jed's. Alan's ignorant view of Irish history cuts no ice and he soon finds himself alone with the very strange Jed,who has not only devoted a room in his house as a shrine to his hero but had his face tattooed on his chest. Alan flees in terror. Written by
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Did You Know?
The character Peter Linehan, head of News and Current Affairs at the BBC, is named for Graham Linehan, who appears in this episode. See more
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'Sunday Bloody Sunday'. What a great song. It really encapsulates the frustration of a Sunday, doesn't it? You wake up in the morning, you've got to read all the Sunday papers, the kids are running round, you've got to mow the lawn, wash the car, and you think "Sunday, bloody Sunday!".
I really hate to do this to you, Alan, but it's actually a song about...
Yeah, bloody Sunday is actually about a massacre in Derry in 1972.
A massacre? Ugh. I'm not playing that again.