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The Mahaffys

Radio 4
1997 (six episodes)

Karl MacDermottís series of fifteen-minute shows about an Irish family in the profoundly strange village of Tubberbiggle.  MacDermott himself played the anti-hero, workshy bus driver Jack Mahaffy; his capable wife Cora was played by Pauline McLynn of Channel 4ís Father Ted (to which this series showed a vague resemblance).

© JB Sumner 1998