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20th Oct 2021

Nicola Coughlan has written a new podcast and we’re buzzing for it

Katy Thornton

Coughlan worked on this alongside fellow Derry Girls co-star Louisa Harland

Clare and Orla have been up to something besides participating in talent shows and destroying chippers. Four months ago, the Instagram page @whistlethroughtheshamrocks appeared, announcing the arrival of a new podcast. Whistle Through The Shamrocks is co-written by Coughlan and playwright Camilla Whitehill.

They already have a fantastic cast lined up, including Louisa Harland who most people will recognise from Derry Girls. The also have Ben Miller (Bridgerton), Kiell Smith-Bynoe (Ghosts), Susan Wokoma (Enola Holmes), and many more, including several Derry Girls alumni, Brenock O’Connor, Paul Millan, and Jamie Beamish.

After a decade of joking about it, best friends Coughlan and Whitehill decided to make a radio play/scripted podcast, propped up by hilarious characters and what’s bound to be a highly comedic story. We personally can’t wait to see what they’ve come up with.

The podcast launches in November.

Header image via Instagram/whistlethroughtheshamrocks

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