Venue: Emlagh House
Date: Sunday March 17th
A unique experience for anyone with an interest in writing sitcoms, ‘Sitcom in the Parlour’ invites you to sit down over tea and homemade scones in the glorious ambience of Emlagh House, and in a small intimate group setting, chat to two of Hollywoods most successful sitcom writers; seize this opportunity to ask questions, find answers and even discuss your work.
Daphne Pollon is an American television writer-producer. Some of the television shows she’s worked on include Murphy Brown starring Candice Bergen, The Job starring Denis Leary, My Adventures In Television starring John Cleese and Listen Up starring Jason Alexander. Currently Daphne lives in Los Angeles along with her daughter, Chloe Sage, an art conservator and her son Daniel, a chef.
Marc Flanagan is the winner of two Emmy’s and a Writers Guild Award. Marc facilitated comedy workshops at Warner Brothers Studios when he was writing and producing on their lot. He has been Executive Producer on a number of TV programs including Madigan Men for the ABC Network starring Gabriel Byrne, and Murphy Brown, a CBS Network show starring Candice Bergen. He has written and produced Tracey Ullman’s programmes for Fox TV and HBO. His dream is to produce and write for a half hour comedy set in Ireland.
Mary Kate O Flanagan will moderate the discussion