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Bloody Sunday (ITV1 2002, James Nesbitt, Allan Gildea)



James Nesbitt as Civil Rights leader Ivan Cooper

A drama-documentary account of the events of 30 January 1972 in Northern Ireland when 13 civilians demonstrating against interment in a civil rights march were shot dead by British soldiers. The story is told from the point-of-view of both the marchers and the soldiers. A cinema version was released following this TV premiere.

UK / ITV1 / 1×120 minutes / 20 January 2002 10:00pm

Writer and Director: Paul Greengrass
Producer: Mark Redhead

James Nesbitt as Ivan Cooper
Allan Gildea as Kevin McCorry
Gerard Crossan as Eamonn McCann
Mary Moulds as Bernadette Devlin
Carmel McCallion as Bridget Bond
Tim Pigott-Smith as Maj. Gen. Ford
Nicholas Farrell as Brig. Maclellan
Christopher Villiers as Maj. Steele
James Hewitt as Col. Tugwell
Declan Duddy as Gerry Donaghy
Edel Frazer as Gerry’s Girl
Joanne Lindsay as Mary Donaghy
Mike Edwards as Soldier 027
Gerry Hammond as Para F
Jason Stammers as Para G