First it was a bet, then an internationally best-selling book and now Tony Hawks' eccentric, hilarious, and life-changing, Round Ireland with a Fridge, is a feature film. One of a trilogy of books that have collectively sold over a million copies, Round Ireland with a Fridge is the first to be adapted for the screen, with Playing the Moldovans At Tennis and A Piano in the Pyrenees coming soon. Round Ireland with a Fridge is directed by Ed Bye (Kevin & Perry Go Large, My Family, Red Dwarf) and stars Tony Hawks, Ed Byrne, Sean Hughes, Josie Lawrence, Sara Crowe and Valerie... O'Connor.An inspiring, funny British comedy-drama in the spirit of Calendar Girls, The Full Monty and Local Hero, the film recreates Tony's actual 1997 hitchhike around Ireland. En route, he re-evaluates his life and career, finds romance, meets some bizarre characters and discovers that people are perfectly prepared to treat a small white domestic appliance as a fully fledged person with a personality in its own right.The fridge goes surfing, is christened, blessed by nuns, serenaded by a bagpiper, attends a bachelor festival and becomes a national celebrity, as Tony, and all those he encounters, become caught-up in the power and philosophy of the fridge!Round Ireland with a Fridge's BBC Television premiere, on the Saint Patrick's Day weekend this year, topped the channel's Sunday night ratings. [show more]
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Road trip comedy dramatisation of the 1997 book by comedian Tony Hawks. After an ill-advised bet in a pub, Hawks sets off on a hitchhiking trip round the circumference of Ireland accompanied by a small refrigerator. Along the way he and the fridge go surfing, visit a convent, converse with a philosophical toiletries salesman and frequent the drinking holes of Dublin.