If you are heading to “Body & Soul” today be sure and stop by the comedy tent this evening. I’ll be on at 7pm. I should say I might be on at 7pm; that is if the tent is still standing after Niamh Marron’s set at 6:30pm. I’ll also be at lots of other summer festivals around the country too including Galway Arts Festival, Vodafone Comedy Festival in the Iveagh Gardens and Indie-pendence in Cork and then the Edinburgh Fringe festival for the month of August.
When you set off why not have a listen to the story of Stephen Bradley’s Movie “Noble”. If you are interested in film this interview will make you giddy. He talks about everything from writing the script to flying home cans of film. Enjoy!!
Well at long last the second series of my podcast “Fascinated” has begun. What’s that you say?
“Podcasts don’t have series Gearóid, they just have periods where the podcaster couldn’t be arsed making new episodes”
Shhhh… shhhhhhhhh…. you silly bastard *presses finger to your lips*. I’m very busy with my first love standing up and only want to make really good podcasts so it takes ages. Partly because I want to finish all of Netflix. Anyhoooo …
This new series is already on episode 2. “How did this happen Gearóid?? you’re only updating your website now 3 weeks later!!” I have a life. Deal.
The first episode was with acting legend and national treasure (even though she is only 38) Pauline McLynn from “Father Ted”. We chat about lots of things including her infatuation with Conchita, working with Jennifer Saunders and of course the 20th Anniversary of “Father Ted”.
The second episode was with Carnie Wilson from Wilson Phillips… or as we’re now called Wilson Farrelly. We chat about her career, filming “Bridesmaids” and the 25th Anniversary of their biggest hit “Hold On”. To celebrate this Wilson Farrelly give it a homicidal bash.
There’ll be a new episode next week.. who will it be? Mike Stock from Stock, Aiken & Waterman? Tony winner Frances Ruffelle? or Film director Stephen Bradley?? Mind your own damn business… Subscribe to find out. Would it kill you?
Also please subscribe on iTunes as it counts for the charts so just ignore this link to soundcloud below….. Soundcloud Pfffff *rolls eyes*
I’ll be playing in Whelans on 9th May.. come along and would it kill you to dress up?
Lisa Richards & Whelanslive.com present
GEARÓID FARRELLY: LIVE
Hope you all got lovely valentine’s day cards and snogs. I’m busy on the road at the moment with Neil Delamere. We’re 8 weeks into a 16 week tour so we’re starting to go a bit grey and forget where we are supposed to be going. Also I know all of the sandwiches they sell in Applegreens. Never the less it’s been great fun so far. I’m doing most of the dates on the tour. I’ve added the dates in my diary to the events page. Also there’ll be some more gig news soon
Also I did an episode of Dermot Whelan’s new music panel show “Hey Ho, Let’s Go”
for RTE2. It’s still on the RTE player if you want to take a look. It was great fun to re cord… well for except when I nipped out to the loo on a break in the recording and wandered back to the wrong studio. It was empty and all set out for mass!
Anyway hopefully we’ll see some of you on the road. Also I’m definitely doing a new podcast series.. it’s taking ages and I’m sorry but I want to make it as good as the last one.
I’m hoping to start releasing them in April. If you sign up to my mailing list I will give you ALL the gossip on the lineup.
If you’re drawing a blank on Christmas presents I can recommend Sarah Millican’s new standup DVD “Homebird” and there is an interview with me in “Behind The Scenes On Tour”, one of the dvd-extras.
I supported Sarah for some dates earlier this year and that bit was filmed backstage just before the third show at the Brighton Dome. It’s the brilliant show she did in the Olympia in Dublin for two nights earlier this year. So if you saw that you’ll know it’s worth seeing again.
Things are about to get very busy. I’m about to go out on tour with Neil Delamere again. We’ve been doing little shows around the place to get the show ready ad they have been great fun. But I can’t wait for those big venues. The tour kicks off properly on 20th December in Athlone.
I’ve also just recorded a top-secret project but more about that soon….shhhhh! I am (of course!) working on the second series of “Fascinated”. The guests recorded so far have been amazing including a Grammy nominee, a Tony winner and tales from the set of “Bridesmaids”. But I’m not going to give anything away. I’m hoping there will be more episodes this time .. but it depends on how busy I get.
Tonight I’m in Clonmel for the Bulmers Comedy Festival. All the tour dates will be on this site soon. In the meantime… happy Christmas shopping!!