Tuesday 17 December 2019

Remembering A Great Irish Television Programme I Use To Watch When I Lived In Blighty.

I often would turn on the television in the eighties and nineties and look forward  to watching a rural  Irish soap.  It would be  on ITV  in an afternoon and Glenroe would appear.  This was a fictious  rural area and Irish village in county  Wicklow.  Do you remember it?  It seemed so innocent compared to the soap operas we watch these days

Two characters who I really adhered to were the characters Biddy and Miley.   They had a courtship that lasted  or seemed for years.  Real characters with the intrigue of "will they or won't they" being the recurring theme.

In one episode Biddy got herself all dressed up and Miley took her for a special night at the LOCAL pub!  They hardly spoke a word all night and he just took an occasional gulp from his pint of the black stuff.

Eventually Biddy gets up and has an hissy fit and storms out of the pub.  Miley couldn't understand what was up with Biddy.  He'd had a brilliant night!

Here's  a few clips of Biddy and Miley's love and romance.

24 comments:

  1. I don't remember this but I know I would have enjoyed seeing it if it had been shown where I live.

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  2. Hi Valerie. We use to watch it in Granada land and we watched the Late Late Show on Channel Four. They were shown in the afternoon. I loved the characters Biddy and Miley. Thanks!

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  3. Never seen it. But I used to be in stitches watching Father Ted.

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  4. Hi Gwil. Did you see the mistake when Biddy thought Miley was proposing to her? Miley said he was giving her some carrots and he gave her potatoes. I make would make a good Sherlock Holmes. Especially when it comes to vegetables.

    Father Ted was incredible. I have met a few Mrs Doyle's in my time. Go on, Go on. Have another one..

    Father Jack was great too with his feck and drink, drink sayings. Graham Norton was in it and he has an holiday home near where I live. Sadie Smith does too.

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    1. Interesting that it’s character driven and not plot driven. A bit like James Herriot in that way.

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    2. Yes. James Herriot was excellent in book, film and television format.

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  5. Zadie has one too. Silly autocorrect!

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  6. Perfect. people and dialogue. I have never seen it though. Thanks for introducing me to it.

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  7. Yes it was wonderful Rachel. Sadly Mick Lally who played Miley is no longer with us. He was much loved and is much missed. Glad you enjoyed seeing Glenroe.

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  8. It would have been a lovely series to watch.

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  9. Yes it was very enjoyable viewing Joanne. Glenroe ran from 1983 to 2001. You can still see parts of the programme on good old You Tube. Thanks!

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  10. I used to love Ballykissangel!

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  11. Yes Sol. Think that was also set in county Wicklow too. Thanks!

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