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The Magdalene Sisters

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Hard-hitting, controversial convent drama in which three young women are sent to the Magdalene sisterhood asylum in the hopes that they will change their behaviour and find 'redemption'.

Forced to work in a laundry under strict supervision, they all have to endure abuse and sadistic punishments while battling to maintain their spirits. Show less

Contributors

Sister Bridget:
Geraldine McEwan
Bernadette:
Nora-Jane Noone
Rose/Patricia:
Dorothy Duffy
Crispina:
Eileen Walsh
Sister Jude:
Frances Healy
Sister Clementine:
Eithne McGuinness
Sister Augusta:
Phyllis MacMahon
Josephine:
Rebecca Walsh
Director:
Peter Mullan

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