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Who would be the last person you would invite to your birthday party?

Donald Trump. Who would be the first person you would invite to your birthday party?

Jerry Seinfeld. Favourite saying?

Keep your eye on your own page. Favourite record?

The White Album. Favourite book?

Shooting and Cutting by Stephen Bradley. Favourite film?

Silver Linings Playbook. Favourite author?

Stephen Bradley. Favourite actor / actress?

Alan Arkin and Melissa McCarthy. Favourite musician?

Billie Eilish. Favourite food/drink/stimulant?

Gin and tonic. TV programme?

Succession. Favourite TV personalit­y?

Graham Norton. Favourite item of clothing?

Black cashmere sweater. Most desirable date?

Mark Ruffalo. Favourite method of relaxation?

Nice food and wine with good friends. If you weren’t pursuing your present career, what other career might you have chosen?

Psychology. Biggest thrill?

illin} oÕt t…e ÎƂren> vor t…e first time for Comic Relief. Biggest disappoint­ment?

Trying out a brand new joke you’ve written, only to find it dies on its arse with the audience! Your concept of heaven?

Somewhere sunny, a quiet hour and a good autobiogra­phy. Ideally all at the same time. Your concept of hell?

Trying out all your new jokes and all of them die on their arse! What would be your dying words?

“Ah lads…” Greatest ambition?

Many more 3Arenas sold out for Comic Relief. Period of history you’d most like to have lived in and why?

Early 19th century bohemian Paris wouldn’t be the worst bet for a performer. If you weren’t a human being, which animal would you have chosen to be? +Õite s«eVifiV>lly, “y own V>t° Spoilt rotten. If you were told that the world was ending tomorrow morning, how would you react/what would you do?

Stop worrying about my phone being charged. Favourite term of abuse?

I’m more of a ‘kill them with kindness’ kinda girl. Biggest fear?

Can I mention the newly written jokes again? It’s the comedian’s eternal burden, I’m afraid. Humanity’s most useful invention?

The smart phone. Humanity’s most useless invention?

The smart phone. • Deirdre O’Kane’s brand new Sky 1 series, Deirdre O’Kane Live from Dublin, will be recorded live in the Olympia, Dublin from April 8-11.


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