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ScreenPlay: Arise and Go Now


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This new BBC film is an off-beat tragi-comedy, written by the alternative comedian
Owen O'Neill , and starring John Kavanagh
Exploding poets, randy bishops and bungling IRA hoodlums are causing havoc in a small town in Northern Ireland.
Kevin, an IRA recruit, and Fr Dade , the local priest, try to drive some sanity into their world. John Kavanagh appeared in an earlier ScreenPlay, Events at Drimaghleen.
Producer Paul Lister Director Danny Boyle 0 STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FILMS: pages 35-41


Unknown: Owen O'Neill
Unknown: John Kavanagh
Unknown: Fr Dade
Unknown: John Kavanagh
Producer: Paul Lister
Director: Danny Boyle
FrDade: John Kavanagh
Kevin: Michael Liebmann
Chief: Tony Doyle
Donovan: Jim Norton
Matty: Ian Bannen

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