Comedy show by Irish comedian




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Series cast summary:
Dave Allen ...  Himself 34 episodes, 1971-1979
Michael Sharvell-Martin 34 episodes, 1971-1979
27 episodes, 1971-1978
Ronnie Brody 27 episodes, 1971-1978
20 episodes, 1973-1979
19 episodes, 1972-1978


Comedy show by Irish comedian

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Release Date:

21 January 1971 (UK)  »

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(33 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Dave Allen: [smiling] The Irish are very good at populating other countries, in more ways than one. So for all you know, you might be laughing at your brother.
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Featured in Seriously Funny: An Argument for Comedy (1996) See more »


Studio 69
aka "Blarney's Stoned" (uncredited)
Composed by Alan Hawkshaw
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An old and really funny show.

I used to watch this show back when I was a kid, and to this day I still think of it from time-to-time. (Hence the fact that I'm here today.) He would mix sitting on stage and telling jokes to showing skits that were Python-like in their humor. While on stage, he'd always have a drink in his hand. One time he had the camera do a close-up and you could see that he had part of one finger missing. He'd say, "I used to hold my glass with that finger... strong drink!" I know darn well that if I were to see this today it wouldn't be nearly as funny as my childhood memory, but then again, maybe it would.

One of my favorite skits had him dressed as a bishop with a robe, miter and staff. (Religeon was one of his comedy foils, but he'd always emphasize he was just having fun.) He was in a litter being carried by two men. Across the field, they spotted a rival bishop, also in a litter. The two men glared at each other, lowered their staffs, and had their litter-bearers run at each other like they were in a joust. I liked it.

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