Hall's Pictorial Weekly

Frank Hall: A timely reminiscence

The life and work of the late Frank Hall – presenter, scriptwriter and editor of Hall’s Pictorial Weekly – was the subject of producer/director Peter McEvoy’s presentation to June’s Republic of Ireland event, “Frank Hall: a timely reminiscence”.

Halls Pictorial Weekly cast actors, in various guises and disguises, to mimic and satirise the politicians of the day. The actors included Frank Kelly, who went on to play the foul-mouthed priest Father Jack in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted, which aired on RTÉ Two in Ireland. Kelly died earlier this year.

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