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Parnell And The Englishwoman (BBC-2 1991, Trevor Eve, Francesca Annis)

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Period drama serial Parnell And The Englishwoman took us back to the 19th century when Irish nationalist politician Charles Stewart Parnell has an affair with an Englishwoman that ends up ruining his career.

production details
UK | BBC Two | 4×60 minutes | Broadcast 9 – 30 January 1991

Writer: Hugh Leonard
Music: James Galway
Producer: Terry Coles
Director: John Bruce

cast
Robert Lang as Mr Gladstone
Lorcan Cranitch as Timothy Healy
Trevor Eve as Charles Stewart Parnell
Francesca Annis as Katharine O’Shea
David Robb as Captain Willie O’Shea
James Curran as T. P. O’Connor
Jack Walsh as John Dillon
Stanley Townsend as Thomas Sexton
Dermod Moore as Henry Harrison