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The Parnell Commission


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A reconstruction of the famous forgery investigation of 1888-89; written and produced by Denis Johnston.
With Stuart Latham, Felix Aylmer, Mark Dignam, Wilfrid Walter, Brefni O'Rorke, Olga Edwardes, Graveley Edwards, Liam Gaffney, Blake Giffard, Nigel Fitzgerald, Lionel Dymoke, Harry Hutchinson, Leo McCabe, Charles Oliver, Micheline Patton, Moya Devlin, Russell Howarth, Raphael Terry, Kenneth Barton, and Jack Clifford.
(to 22.40)


Writer/producer: Denis Johnston
Richard Piggott: Stuart Latham
Sir Charles Russel: Felix Aylmer
Parnell: Mark Dignam
Attorney General: Wilfrid Walter
Eye Witness: Brefni O'Rorke
Mrs O'Shea: Olga Edwardes
President of the Court: Graveley Edwards
McDonald: Liam Gaffney
Timothy Harrington: Blake Giffard
Doctor Maguire: Nigel Fitzgerald
Henniker Heaton: Lionel Dymoke
Frank Hugh O'Donnell: Harry Hutchinson
Court Registrar: Leo McCabe
Captain O'Shea: Charles Oliver
Friend: Micheline Patton
Servant at Eltham: Moya Devlin
Solicitor's Clerk: Russell Howarth
Spanish Policeman: Raphael Terry
Reporter: Kenneth Barton
Houston's Voice: Kenneth Barton
[Actor]: Jack Clifford

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The Parnell Commission

BBC Television, 28 July 1939 21.30

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