"WE ONLY started writing the play three years ago – everything has happened so fast," enthuses Oisín Kearney of the journey he and writing partner Michael Patrick have been on with My Left Nut, their acclaimed one-man theatre show based on the latter's rather embarrassing teenage cancer scare, which they have just adapted into a sharp three-part comedy drama for the BBC.
Callan’s Kicks with Oliver Callan – All the News that’s fit to kick Boris has Covid; Miriam has Late Late RTE Radio 1 When you need a laugh – and who doesn’t need a laugh at the moment – you need to tune into Callan’s Kicks on RTE Radio 1.
Putin: A Russian Spy Story, Channel 4, Monday at 9pm While we fret and fear about Donald Trump, we tend to forget that the one-time inspiration for the US president is more dangerous than any populist.
ORDINARY LOVE (Cert 12, 92 mins, Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd, Drama/Romance, available from April 5 on Amazon Video/BT TV Store/iTunes/Sky Store/TalkTalk TV Store and other download and streaming services).
THERE'S a video clip of Nish Kumar on Twitter, strumming a guitar and singing a few chords of Bob Dylan's Tangled Up In Blue, but when asked about it, the comedian wants to make one thing clear: this is no attempt to launch a music career on the side.