RTÉ airs new sitcom ‘The Centre’ which mocks transgender people

On Monday 24th March RTÉ Two aired the new sitcom The Centre, which documents daily life at St Bartholomew's Community Centre in the heart of Fieldstown, County Dublin, a local authority housing estate.

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Among a cast of characters from minority groups, The Centre features Office Assistant Manager Nuala Mooney (played by Gary Cooke) who is described as “a 40 year old pre-op transsexual who’s been living as a woman for the past 3 years.”

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Over the course of the 25 minute show, Nuala’s gender identity is referenced and mocked on every occasion she appears on screen.

The Centre can be seen on RTÉ player: www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/10266262/

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