Two Deadpan shows on Irish Times’ ‘Best of 2018’ round up

Posted by cinema4z8 on December 12, 2018  /   No Comments

Not one but TWO of our shows have been included in The Irish Times’ ‘best of the year’ round up – Can’t Cope Won’t Cope (Season 2) & Women on the Verge. Thank you for all the love throughout 2018! Loads of fab projects in the pipeline for next year, watch this space 😍   Full article below, which first appeared here Tue, Dec 11, 2018: The best (and worst) TV of 2018 The Year in Review: Young Offenders and Red Rock among our television favourites Peter Crawley Hits of 2018: Cant’s Cope Won’t Cope, Finding Joy, Taken Down, Daniel and Majella’s B&B Road Trip, Patrick Kielty’s My Dad, the Peace Deal and …


Women on the Verge (2018)

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on September 21, 2018  /   No Comments

Women on the Verge is a 6-part comedy series about three friends trying not to completely unravel as they car-crash through their thirties towards forty. It follows women teetering on the edge of just about everything – breakdowns, identity crises, settling for men they don’t actually like, amid the dawning realisation that while their Grandmothers had nine kids by this age, they’re still trying to decide whether or not to have one. Women on the Verge starts on RTÉ 2 (Ireland) and W Channel (UK) on October 11th 2018.   


Can’t Cope Won’t Cope – RTE2 Launch

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on September 22, 2016  /   No Comments

Deadpan Pictures launches brand new darkly comic drama Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope on RTE2 Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope, written by Stefanie Preissner and directed by Cathy Brady, is a six-part series about two Cork girls whose lives revolve around partying in Dublin but who start to drift apart as one of them spirals out of control. Irish audiences got to see the drama first when it aired with a special double-bill episode on Monday, September 19th at 10pm on RTÉ2. Starring up-and-coming actresses Seána Kerslake (A Date for Mad Mary) and Nika McGuigan (Traders,) Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope shines a light on what it’s like to be young and somewhat reckless …


Can’t Cope Won’t Cope (2016)

Living and dying from the weekend in Dublin.. Some say it caused the recession, Coppers getting its own ATM. It’s certainly put a dent in the bank accounts of Aisling O’ Dowd (Seana Kerslake) and Danielle Mullane (Nika McGuigan).   CCWC is a dark comic drama detailing the unravelling of a friendship between two co-dependent young women as the hangover wears off and their lives and priorities begin to radically diverge. Danielle and Aisling get as excited about the ‘euro saver menu’ as their school friends now get about their engagements and mortgage approval. And they both agree that the real walk of shame is when you bring all the mugs and plates that have gathered in your room back down to the kitchen. …


Moone Boy Series 2 (2013)

Executive Producer: Paul Donovan In series 2 we find the Moone family on holiday during the summer of 1990 – as World Cup fever grips Ireland with the national team qualifying for the first time…and hopes are high. Also in the series, with cash flow being a problem for the Moone family, Martin takes a job as a golf caddy, while his dad, Liam, takes up golf – but with his own unique style….just throwing the ball! We see Martin start his new school, where he promptly falls in love with his new Business Studies teacher, Miss O’Driscoll. Martin and his best friend, Padraic, build a ‘ghost-raft’ which they hope …