Episode 10: One Wedding and a Derry Funeral
We're discussing: Derry Girls / Series 2 / Ep4 / 'The Curse'
A bit like life itself, there are more questions than answers in this week's episode. How hilarious are your scones? Pauline has a recipe and you may need a big bowl. Has anyone ever actually done Rock the Boat at an Irish wedding? (Before the Derry Girls made it a thing?) Would you know a hallion from a scallion?
Are the English really weird and how many red suits does Donna Traynor have? Marie Louise, Jeanie and Pauline ask themselves why they feel more comfortable at a wake than a wedding and just how Snow White is Marie Louise?
Father Ted - if you haven’t seen this it’s a must, get it wherever you can! https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111958/
Ardal O’Hanlon - Cousin Eamon https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ardal_O%27Hanlon
Eleanor Methven - Aunt Bridie https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0582556/
Knee-capping in NI - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kneecapping
Tarring and feathering - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/8381652.stm
Marie-Louise’s BBC Radio 4 documentary on keening - Songs for the Dead - https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b07npx1f
Nadine Coyle - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadine_Coyle
Nicola Coughlan - and her audition for Derry Girls https://www.irishpost.com/news/derry-girls-nicola-coughlan-northern-irish-accent-164981?utm_source
The Little Book of Derry - https://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/publication/the-little-book-of-derry/9781845888718/
Dave Allen - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Allen_(comedian)
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