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Michael Collins 

This program analyzes the great rebel leader Michael Collins and his commitment to a free Ireland, the truth and the facts behind the myth in the light of Neil Jordan's (at the time) ... See full summary »

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Episode credited cast:
Mary Banotti ...
Herself - Michael Collins's Niece (as Mary Banotti Mep)
Tim Pat Coogan ...
Himself - Biographer of Michael Collins
Michael Dewar ...
Himself - Counter-Insurgency Expert (as Col. Michael Dewar)
David Ervine ...
Himself - Spokesman for the Progressive Unionist Party
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Himself
Ed Moloney ...
Himself - Northern Editor, The Sunday Tribune
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Himself - Guest
Tom Paulin ...
Himself - Critic and Playwright
John Regan ...
Himself - Historian
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Himself - Producer 'Michael Collins'
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This program analyzes the great rebel leader Michael Collins and his commitment to a free Ireland, the truth and the facts behind the myth in the light of Neil Jordan's (at the time) upcoming film, released in 1996. Jordan's film was such an important and awaited project in Ireland that even the IRA revolutionaries, protestants, catholics, all parties declared a cease fire through the whole film shooting period in 1995. Historians discuss the real Collins while Jordan discusses about his epic movie. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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27 October 1996 (UK)  »

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