Your Bad Self

Your Bad Self is an Irish sketch comedy show which was originally broadcast on RTÉ Two on 26 December 2008 at 21:40 before being developed into a series which was shown in 2010.

Your Bad Self
Created byJohn Butler
Ben Kelly
Eoin Williams
Directed byJohn Butler
StarringAndrew Bennett
Karen Egan
Emily Fairman
Tom Farrelly
Domhnall Gleeson
Amy Huberman
Peter McDonald
Michael McElhatton
Justine Mitchell
Hugh O'Conor
Jason O'Mara
Country of originIreland
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes6
Executive producer(s)Rebecca O'Flanagan
Producer(s)Ben Kelly
Running time30 minutes
Original networkRTÉ Two
Original release26 December 2008
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Your Bad Self stars Domhnall Gleeson as well as Michael McElhatton, Justine Mitchell and Peter McDonald.[1] The show was produced by Ben Kelly for Treasure Entertainment (I Went Down and Mad About Dog) and was co-written by Kelly, the director John Butler, Eoin Williams, Justine Mitchell and Emily Fairman. Butler was the co-writer and director of George and Spacemen Three for the Irish Film Board.[2]

In June 2009, RTÉ commissioned a six-part series of Your Bad Self.[3] The series was to be filmed towards the end of 2009 and broadcast early in 2010.


John Boland of the Irish Independent sat through it in "stony silence".[4]


  1. "Dancing On Ice at Christmas utv, 8pm". Irish Independent. 13 December 2008. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  2. "Domhnall Gleeson to star in RTÉ Christmas Special". Evening Herald. 10 December 2007. Retrieved 13 December 2008.
  3. Jarlath Regan (29 April 2017). "John Butler". An Irishman Abroad (Podcast) (189 ed.). SoundCloud. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  4. "RTE comedy? You're having a laugh..." Irish Independent. 10 January 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2009.
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