Ireland's favourite TV rogues Podge and Rodge release trailer ahead of return

Ireland's favourite TV rogues Podge and Rodge release trailer ahead of return

AHEAD of their return to Irish television, Podge and Rodge have released a trailer teasing whats to come.

Pádraig Judas O'Leprosy and Rodraig Spartacus O'Leprosy will be returning to our TV screens later this month after 9 years off-air.

Over the course of five seasons, their chat show absolutely tormented a plethora of famous faces like Rosanna Davison, Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh, Rebecca Loos, Caroline Morahan, Anna Nolan and Twink.

They also had a few pageants to find Miss Muck, Miss Poledance Fitness and Miss Muff.

After their last show aired in 2009, the brothers are back and they're welcoming a new face to Ballydung Manor.

New co-host Doireann Garrihy will join the lads this year and she might not know quite what she’s letting herself in for.

Speaking to RTE Entertainment, she said: "It's coming back and I am hosting alongside Podge and Rodge, I can't believe it, I'm still pinching myself," Garrihy told RTÉ Entertainment. "I'm so delighted to be involved.

"From the minute I walked in and met them first I was like, 'If I don’t get this gig, I'll be gutted' and I got it and I'm so thrilled to be here and to be involved in it."

When asked if Podge and Rodge are still as rude as ever, she said: "They are yeah, even more so, they've come back with a bang, more vulgarity. I think I'm able to handle them – hopefully."

Ahead of the show's premiere on 22 October, the lads have released a little teaser trailer on social media to whet people's appetites.

Producers are currently looking for audience members so if you'd like to take the trip to Ballydung Manor you can apply here.