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Irish Television Comedy Panel

When: Tuesday 10th October

Venue: Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin 2

IFTA welcomes Eddie Doyle, RTÉ’s Head of Comedy, Talent Development & Music, alongside panelists Jason Butler (Bridget and Eamon), Alison Spittle (Nowhere Fast) and Andy Quirke (Damo and Ivor).

As RTÉ and the Irish Film Board announce a joint initiative to support four new scripted comedy pilots, with a view to potential international sales and export, the Irish Academy welcomes Eddie Doyle and the Panel who will talk about Irish scripted comedy, and give us an insight into what’s in store for the sector, and the viewing public for the next 12 months. along with some of the talented comics, writers, producers, directors and presenters working in Irish television comedy.