Dermot Morgan’s Charlie Haughey impression was one of the crowning glories of Scrap Saturday, the radio comedy show which aired on RTÉ Radio One from 1989 to 1991. Rumours that political interference ended Scrap Saturday were untrue. He had two sons by his wife Susanne Morgan and one son by his partner Fiona Clarke. Of course there was no political pressure. Dermot Morgan Popularity . He … Most Popular #48226. Gerry Stembridge, who co-wrote the Scrap Saturday script said his abiding memory of Dermot was of the extraordinary natural ability he had. He was in the film Taffin starring Pierce Brosnan. Dermot Morgan (31 March 1952 – 28 February 1998) was an Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international recognition for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted. Dermot Morgan Talks Scrap Saturday 1991 Entertainment Writer, actor and comedian Dermot Morgan was a guest on The Late Late Show where he spoke to host Gay Byrne about the success of 'Scrap Saturday'. Family Life . Sat, Mar 7, 1998, 00:00 . Scrap Saturday was fearless.

Dermot Morgan. Early life and education. The official record says so. He was on the radio comedy show called Scrap Saturday. He was best known for the role of Father Ted Crilly, the title character in the Irish sitcom Father Ted.. In 2013 a special documentary called Dermot Morgan - Fearless Funnyman aired on RTE One. Dermot Morgan challenged the people who decide what material we’re allowed to laugh at – and he challenged the … Family Life. Associated With. First Name Dermot #4. In 2013 a special documentary called Dermot Morgan - Fearless Funnyman aired on RTE One. Dermot John Morgan (31 March 1952 – 28 February 1998) was an Irish comedian and actor who played Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted . ``He was much more than a funny fellow. Dermot John Morgan (31 March 1952 – 28 February 1998) was an Irish comedian and actor. Sir, - Of course RTE did not "axe" Scrap Saturday. … But RTÉ declined to continue the show after its third series in 1991. He was on the radio comedy show called Scrap Saturday. Associated With. He had two sons by his wife Susanne Morgan and one son by his partner Fiona Clarke.