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Dorfer's Thursdaytalk

Dorfer's Thursdaytalk
Satirical Talk Show

Won the Golden Romy for Best Programming Concept in 2004


For seven years, Alfred Dorfer invited viewers and guests to his satirical thursday talk . In stand-up routines and skits, he made fun of Austria’s political and society life, often welcoming colleagues from the local cabaret scene.

Along with Professor Paal – “Expert on Basically Everything” – and his combo, comedians including maschek and Stermann & Grissemann were regulars on Dorfer's Thursdaytalk.



Director: David Schalko
Broadcasting Director: Michael Kögler

Commissioning Editors ORF: Sandra Winkler, Peter Wustinger

Script: Alfred Dorfer

Producers: Markus Pauser, Erich Schindlecker

Unit Manager: Robert Sattler
Production Coordiinator: Sandra Hirscher

Director of Photography: Niki Griedl
Gaffers: Kimber Lee Opratko-Jerrett, Wolfgang Vince, Michi Krückl
Sound Engineers: Mäx Beer, Robert Peres, Peter Utvary, Klaus Kellermann
Stage Design: Hannes Salat
Art Department: Peter Suchy, Jacob Schaefer, Jami Vahdani
Costume Design: Caterina Czepek, Uli Fessler
Make-up Artists: Erika Zizala, Juliane Rezman-Hauser, Michaela Oppl,
Hannelore Uhrmacher
Composer: Lothar Scherpe, Peter Hermann, Günther Paal
Editing: Gernot Foelsche, Peter Schröder, Roland Rathmair

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Produced for ORF – the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation.
2004-2012 Duration: 25-45 minutes

(In collaboration with e&a Public Relations GmbH before the e&a film company was founded.)