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Act Of Betrayal (ABC 1988, Patrick Bergin, Lisa Harrow)

Thriller serial Act Of Betrayal focused on an IRA informer and his family who are given new identities and a new life in Australia. The IRA though are determined to track him down.

production details
Australia-UK / ABC-Griffin-TVS-RTE / 2×120 minute episodes / Broadcast 26-27 October 1988

Writers: Nick Evans, Michael Chaplin / Camera: Peter Hendry, Breffni Byrne / Costume: Elsie Rushton, Inez Nordell / Music: Bruce Smeaton / Producer: Nick Evans / Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark

cast
PATRICK BERGIN as Michael McGurk
LISA HARROW as Eileen McGurk
ELLIOTT GOULD as Callaghan
BRYAN MARSHALL as Kennedy
KRISTER GREER as Sean McGurk
DEBORRA-LEE FURNESS as Kathy
MAX CULLEN as Quinn
BOSCO HOGAN as Brady
OLIVER MAGUIRE as IRA Chief
GERARD McSORLEY as Brendan
GINA MOXLEY as Maureen
DARAGH O’MALLEY as Bearded IRA Man
OLLIE HALL as Big Man