The Brendan Grace Show

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The Brendan Grace Show
Genre Light entertainment
Presented by Brendan Grace
Starring Daddy Cool and the Lollipops
Country of origin Ireland
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Location(s) Studio 1, RTÉ Television Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 50 minutes
Distributor RTÉ
Original network RTÉ One
Original release 29 October (1982-10-29) – 10 December 1982 (1982-12-10)

The Brendan Grace Show is an Irish variety show presented by Brendan Grace.[1] The studio-based show aired on Friday nights between 29 October and 10 December 1982.


The Brendan Grace Show featured comedy routines and sketches by Brendan Grace as well as special celebrity guests. The music was provided by special musical guests as well as the show's house band, Daddy Cool and the Lollipops. The dance group Gypsy made regular appearances throughout the series.


Series 1: 1982[edit]

Show Date Special guests
1. 29 October Joe Lynch and Anna McGoldrick.
2. 5 November Joe Lynch and Anna McGoldrick.
3. 12 November Seán Dowd and Rose Tynan.
4. 19 November Helen Jordan and Glen Curtin.
5. 3 December Mr. Pussy, Eileen Reid, Susan McCann, Charlie Byrne, Rose Tynan and Paul Malone.
6. 10 December Sheeba, Kim Newport, Tony Kenny.


The Brendan Grace Show was broadcast live from Studio 1 in the RTÉ Television Centre at Donnybrook, Dublin 4. As RTÉ's biggest at the time, the studio held 120 audience members. There was no show broadcast on 26 November 1982 due to the general election.


  1. ^ "TV Tonight", The Irish Times, 29 October 1982