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Children of the North


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A four-part contemporary thriller by John Hale , from the novels by M S Power. Starring Michael Gough
Patrick Malahide
3: City of Moloch. Axton and Reilly collaborate to stop Shrapnell's assassination squad. Colonel Mailer is called back from retirement to the Province - at the IRA's request.
Producer Chris Parr
Director David Drury ●STEREO


Unknown: John Hale
Unknown: Michael Gough
Unknown: Patrick Malahide
Producer: Chris Parr
Director: David Drury
Apple: Michael Gough
Mailer: Patrick Malahide
Reilly: John Kavanagh
Axton: Tony Doyle
Barton: Derrick O'Connor
Captain Little: Nicholas Gecks
: O'Hare IanmcElhinney
Regan: Patrick Rocks
Dowling: Toby Byrne
Fergal: Frankie McCafferty
McIlliver: Brian McGrath
Sean: Bj Hogg
Colonel Shrapnell: Jonathan Hyde
Danny: Peter Taggart
Kate: Michelle Fairley
Lorna Barton: Helena Little
Ba//ister: Paul Brooke
Official: Donald Pickering
Moran: John Hewitt
Fiona Moran: Eileen Pollock
McCluskey's mother: Olivia Nash
May Donnelly: Valerie Lilley
IRA Chief of Staff: Sean Caffrey
Deeley: Adrian Dunbar

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