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'Fortycoats' (1984)

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Caption   'Fortycoats' (1984)
Programme   Fortycoats  
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Personalities/Groups   Smith, Vincent
Kilmartin, Annie
Dempsey, Fran
Kearney, Conal
Morton, Laurie
McNamara, Barbara
O'Brien, Gerard
Description   A publicity shot for the Christmas edition of RTÉ Television's 'Fortycoats', taken in RTÉ's Montrose grounds in Donnybrook, in November 1984. The cast, who are in costume, are from left to right; Vincent Smith as Utterly Bonkers, Annie Kilmartin as Totally Bonkers, Fran Dempsey as Fortycoats, Conal Kearney as Sofar Sogood, Laurie Morton as the Whirligig Witch, Barbara McNamara as The Princess and Gerry O'Brien as Sir Dashing the Bold, holding a Jack Russell dog. All are standing in front of a tree, in which a large puppet of a bird (Demented Chicken) can be seen; he was played by Davy Byrne.
This episode of 'Fortycoats' was entitled 'The Christmas Wishes' and was broadcast on Christmas Day 1984. 'Fortycoats' was first broadcast on 7 January 1983.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Lee, Mary  
Date of photograph   01/Nov/1984
(01/Nov/1984 - 01/Nov/1984)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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