Lame dames: ‘The Centre’, on RTÉ

I blame the spirit of Jimmy O’Dea and Maureen Potter. Playing to the gallery is somehow soldered on to the DNA chain of our comedians so that o(...)

Going green: James Nesbitt in James Nesbitt’s Ireland

It turns out that James Nesbitt’s Ireland (UTV, Monday) is pretty much the same as the next man’s – that’s if the next m(...)

Comedy curdled: Brendan O’Carroll, Peter Wight, Dean Andrews and Bobby Ball in ‘The Security Men’

Best to gloss over The Security Men (UTV, Friday) with only a passing bout of handwringing about what could have happened to Caroline Aherne, t(...)