'My Da, the Peace Deal And Me' - 30 years on @PatricKielty reflects on the murder of his father in BBC One documentary, tonight 9pm

Apr 04, 2018, 08:54 AM

Patrick Kielty has enjoyed a long career in TV, radio and stand up comedy making his name with routines that met the violence and sectarianism of the Troubles head on. Paddy's father Jack, was murdered by loyalist paramilitaries in 1988 when he was just 16. Now, twenty years after the Good Friday Agreement, Paddy has returned to this subject with a documentary "My Da, the Peace Deal And Me" which is on tonight on BBC 1. As part of the documentary he reveals that he voted in favour of the Good Friday Agreement, and met with people who didn't, including the DUP's Arlene Foster. Stephen spoke to Patrick from his home in Los Angeles and began by asking him how he feels about revisiting these events of 20 and 30 years ago.