Republic of Telly’s Bernard O Shea in costume for the first time as ‘Grandpa Hoover’ before he makes his theatrical acting debut in the stage adaptation of the 2008 road movie Little Miss Sunshine.
Joining Bernard, whose character was played by Alan Arkin in the film, are Gabriel Vick, Sev Keoshgerian, Lily Mae Denman, Mathew McDonald and Lucy O’Byrne (above second right), from The Voice, who plays the role of Sheryl.
Coming up on tonight’s show Colm O’Regan presents his findings in the field of knowledge known as ‘Mammyology’, which laughs in the face of conventional science… featuring Ireland’s most-loved Mammy, Biddy from Glenroe, aka Mary McEvoy!
Republic of Telly returns to our screens tonight with a star studded cast. In tonight’s episode Nathan Carter stars in the ‘Republic’s Carboot Karaoke’ with a surprise intervention from Blathnaid Ní Chofaigh, Vogue Williams hosts ‘Explosé’ at the Irish Ploughing Championships, Charlie Bird (top) investigates how the best fans in the world survived life after the Euros 2016 and Mattress Mick, Ireland’s craziest salesman, transforms himself in to Donald J Trump to give us the latest update on the American elections…