Mrs Brown’s Boys creator writes an Army comedy

Mrs Brown’s Boys creator  Brendan O’Carroll is developing a comedy about Irish army peacekeepers for the BBC.

The comic is currently writing”Lebanese Outpost”, about troops on active service in Lebanon during the 1980s.

O’Carroll has spoken to a number of veterans for the pilot and says that the Irish Defence Forces have offered assistance.

It’s understood  that the BBC has not formally commissioned the comedy-drama for a pilot.

New comedy coming to Netflix on March

A Date With Ricky

Ricky Gervais’s new comedy series AfterLife will launch globally on March 8, Netflix has announced.

In the six-part series, writer-director Gervais plays a man who becomes suicidal after the death of his wife but decides to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes.

Springing Into The Sunset

Zoe Ball launched her new breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 this morning.  John Cleese was her guest.  In the interview Cleese talked about living in the sun, rehearsing Fawlty Towers and revealed that the second series of Hold The Sunset will air in the spring.

You can catch the program at the BBC website

 

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