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Dave Allen at Peace (2018)

Filmed in homage to his original TV series, this factual drama follows Dave Allen from childhood to becoming one of the Ireland's comedy greats, with just a whiskey, a cigarette and ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Colin Ash ... Redcoat
Robert Bathurst ... Charles Curran
Richard Clements Richard Clements ... Martin
Joanne Crawford ... Jean Tynan-O'Mahony
Simon Day Simon Day ... Lew Grade
Richard Doubleday ... Tailor
Patrick FitzSymons ... Producer
Aidan Gillen ... Dave Allen
Sam Hardy ... John Tynan-O'Mahony aged 7
Miranda Hennessy ... Sketch Artist
Conleth Hill ... John Tynan-O'Mahony
Senan Jennings ... Dave Allen aged 5
Jonathan Jules Jonathan Jules ... Comedian
Daniel Kendrick Daniel Kendrick ... Kenny
Emma Little Lawless Emma Little Lawless ... Nun


Filmed in homage to his original TV series, this factual drama follows Dave Allen from childhood to becoming one of the Ireland's comedy greats, with just a whiskey, a cigarette and nine-and-a-half fingers. Dave Allen is played by Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones). Written by Darlow Smithson Productions

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2 April 2018 (UK) See more »

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Aidan Gillen, Conleth Hill and Ian McElhinney have all previously starred together in the award-winning series Game of Thrones (2011). See more »


The set for Dave Allen's 1990 series is completely wrong. It looks more like the Dave Allen At Large series. See more »


[Dave is talking to his dad just after the accident in which he lost the end of his finger]
Gerard Tynan-O'Mahony: Stop your moaning. It's barely the fingernail.
John Tynan-O'Mahony: It's the whole end.
Gerard Tynan-O'Mahony: And do you need to scratch your arse and pick your nose at the same time?
[Dave chuckles]
Gerard Tynan-O'Mahony: Mark my word, it'll be a great friend to you, that finger. A great friend.
John Tynan-O'Mahony: How?
Gerard Tynan-O'Mahony: Well, you'll never be stuck for a story, will you?
John Tynan-O'Mahony: Yeah, but...
Gerard Tynan-O'Mahony: Not the *real* one, dunderhead! The ones you make up. What kind of an idiot chooses the truth over a good ...
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References Dave Allen at Large (1971) See more »

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Beautiful Tribute
3 April 2018 | by john-allen76-1See all my reviews

The first reviewer has not one clue. This was a brilliant tribute to the wonderful man with a top cast

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