Father Ted

9:00pm Saturday, January 1 on C4

On the 15th anniversary of the much loved show, Channel 4 dedicates the New Year’s Day prime-time schedule to one of its greatest comedy offerings in an evening celebrating Father Ted . The evening includes Father Ted creators Graham Linehan and Arthur Mathews discussing their inspiration, plus a documentary following the duo as they return to Craggy Island on a road trip across Ireland, taking them back to some of the key filming locations from the series. And there’s an opportunity to see some of the best ever episodes.

10:05pm Saturday, December 18 on M4

More4 presents a night of comedy dedicated to the finest trio of priests ever to grace a television screen, not to mention their tea-obsessed housekeeper. Beginning with the first ever episode, settle back and enoy a night of the very best of Father Ted . You will, you will, you will, you will, YOU WILL. Ted gets the chance to appear on prestigious TV show Faith of Our Fathers. Could this be the opportunity for him to find television stardom and escape from Craggy Island? No. His best efforts, and some of his worst, are frustrated by Father Dougal, Father Jack and the arrival of Funland – the world’s worst funfair.

Wednesday 31 December at 9:00pm on M4

A festive bumper pack of episodes of Father Ted on More4 kicks off with the one where Ted gets the chance to appear on prestigious telly Eireann show Faith of Our Fathers. Could this be the opportunity for him to find television stardom and escape from Craggy Island?

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