If you want an Ir­ish com­edy icon... DAVE ALLEN…

Satur­day, 9pm, BBC2

The Irish Mail on Sunday - TV Week - - SEVEN DAYS -

Dubliner Dave Allen shocked au­di­ences through­out his tele­vi­sion ca­reer in the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s, but he’s now re­garded as some­thing of a com­edy pi­o­neer. Tonight, BBC2 de­votes an evening of pro­grammes to the Ir­ish stand-up, be­gin­ning with a new doc­u­men­tary.

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