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Sep 12 2019

Waterford Whispers News comes to Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway

'With the live show we have gone the full hog'

WITH CLASSIC headlines like ‘Jesus Not Coming Back by the Looks of it, Admits Vatican’; ‘Dozens Injured in a Stampede as Second Checkout Opens in Lidl’; and ‘North Korea Lands First Ever Man on the Sun’, Waterford Whispers News is everybody’s favourite source of online satire.

All of its satiric brilliance has been developed into a superb live show which comes to the Town Hall Theatre next month as part of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway. The live show is set in a newsroom in a parallel satirical universe, but one that is strangely familiar.

Two WWN news anchors flanked by weather, sports, foreign affairs, and celeb reporters, present a rapid-fire, rollercoaster show featuring favourite Waterford Whispers stories, and new ones specially produced for this live extravaganza. Ahead of WWN’s visit to Galway, site founder Colm Williamson spoke with me about the WWN story so far, plans for the future, and making the jump from web to stage.

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