A shot in the arm for satire, if not politics
Charlie Chaplin said that life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. That theory may go some way towards explaining why Green Tea, RTE’s new satirical show, was such uneven stuff –and why the least successful routines were those lampooning our politicians.
One sketch painted Brian Cowen as a defiant, deluded and drink-addled Fuhrer being plamased by his inner circle in a bunker.
Another featured ‘Dame’ Enda...
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