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Saturday 18 August 2018

Leave the writing to the experts, Dave...

ACID-tongued Dave Lamb, the narrator of Come Dine With Me, was in town this week to launch the Irish version of the show.

Set to be one of the highlights of this summer's viewing, it's a major coup for TV3 to put Lamb on their menu.



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Contrary to popular opinion, however, he doesn't write his own script -- all his acerbic put-downs come from a team of writers, with Dave putting his own distinctive style to their words.

Asked to describe the Irish version, Lamb commented, "I think it will be a little more racier than the English one."

And with grammar like that, maybe it's better he leaves the writing to others...

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