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Moya Doherty delivers inaugural Gay Byrne Memorial Lecture on public service broadcasting

"I am convinced that public service broadcasting is essential to public life in contemporary Ireland, [but] I am also aware that what we have traditionally understood to be public service broadcasting may no longer be fit for 21st-century purpose.”

These were the forceful opening remarks of Moya Doherty in delivering the RTS Republic of Ireland’s inaugural Gay Byrne Memorial Lecture at the Light House Cinema, Dublin, this month.

James Corden in Conversation with Boyd Hilton | RTS Cambridge Convention 2023

After eight years in America hosting The Late Late Show, James Corden is back in the UK. In his first industry interview since his return, Heat Entertainment Director Boyd Hilton examines his illustrious BAFTA, Tony and Emmy winning career and asks what’s next? As a Writer/Producer/Performer on both sides of the Atlantic, James will give his unique perspective on our industry and discuss its future.


Boyd Hilton, Entertainment Director, Heat


James Corden OBE, Writer, Host, Actor and Producer

James Cordon's Late Late Show is coming back to Britain

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Corden will again host a star-studded line-up for the show’s second UK adventure, with guests including Cher, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Niall Horan and the Foo Fighters.

The episodes will be broadcast from the historic Central Hall in Westminster, and the show’s signature musical and comedy segments, such as Crosswalk: The Musical and Take a Break, will be given a new British twist.

The show holds the YouTube record for the most-watched late-night clip with Adele’s Carpool Karaoke, which has more than 180 million views.

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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Grace and Frankie


The slick, silver-haired comedy from Friends creator Martha Kauffman is back for a second season.

Straight-laced Grace and free spirit Frankie are both happily married women when their husbands, Robert and Sol, announce that they are leaving them – for each other.