An Irishman Abroad

Tommy Tiernan - part 2 (Live at the Vodafone Comedy Festival): Episode 98

August 1, 2015



In the second instalment of Jarlath's interview with Tommy Tiernan at the Vodafone Comedy Festival Tommy explains the circumstances which saw him return to alcohol after eight years of sobriety, his need for women's approval, his approach to performing improvised standup comedy and how he believes he found his voice after 20 years on stage.


Tommy also discusses his thoughts on the role of teachers, his approach to parenting, watching other comedic talents, why trying is overrated and where he sees himself in five years.


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