Welcome to our section about the comedy programme Father Ted
|ON THE AIR||21st April 1995 - 1st May 1998|
|ORIGINAL CHANNEL||Channel Four|
|PRODUCTION COMPANY||Hat Trick Productions for Channel Four|
|NUMBER OF EPISODES||25|
|MISSING BELIEVED WIPED||N/A - All epsiodes still in existence|
Channel Four Distribution
Channel Four Television Corporation
124 Horeferry Road
|HELD IN THE BRITSET ARCHIVE||COMPLETE|
Father Ted was a comedy about three Irish priests living together in a house on Craggy Island. The three priests, Father Ted, Father Dougal and Father , are no saints. Father Ted has a gambling problem, Father Dougal is a simpleton who is not sure he even believes in God while father jack is an alcoholic who hates just about everyone. They are often joined by their housekeeper Mrs. Doyle who is quite demanding with her catchprhase "go on, ah go on, go on go on go on go on.....".
The boss of the three priests is Bishop Brennan, he has it in for the three priests who had been sent to Craggy Island as a punishment.
The final series, series 3, was delayed in being broadcast for a week due to the death of Dermot Morgan from a heart attack a few days after filming the final episode.
FATHER TED [TITLES] - 1995
Father Ted [Titles]
Episode #1.1 - Good Luck, Father Ted
21st April 1995
Hat Trick Productions for Channel Four