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Strumpet City (1980– )

TV Mini-series | 360 min | Drama, History

From 1907 to 1914, the lives of numerous inhabitants of Dublin, still under British rule, impact on each other: the young wife of a factory worker, a country girl new to the big city, and her husband, a staunch supporter of the unions; the...See moreFrom 1907 to 1914, the lives of numerous inhabitants of Dublin, still under British rule, impact on each other: the young wife of a factory worker, a country girl new to the big city, and her husband, a staunch supporter of the unions; the mighty union leader Jim Larkin (Peter O'Toole); the older priest, who drinks more than is good for him, and his young curate; the delightful tramp Rashers Tierney (David Kelly) and his dog Rusty, and several members of the Anglo-Irish gentry, some of them sympathetic to those dependent on them, others less so. The working-class struggle through the nightmare of the Dublin Lockout, when the Catholic Church sided with the industrialists to smash Irish labor's first substantive steps towards unionizing. See less
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Mar 16, 1980 (Ireland)

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61 cast members
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Frank Grimes
Father O'Connor / Fr. O'Connor Father O'Connor / Fr. O'Connor   See fewer
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David Kelly
Rashers Rashers   See fewer
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Donal McCann
Mulhall Mulhall   See fewer
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Brendan Cauldwell
Hennessy Hennessy   See fewer
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Cyril Cusack
Father Giffley / Fr. Giffley Father Giffley / Fr. Giffley   See fewer
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Denys Hawthorne
Mr. Yearling / Yearling Mr. Yearling / Yearling   See fewer
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Daphne Carroll
Mrs. Bradshaw Mrs. Bradshaw   See fewer
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Eileen Colgan
Mrs. Mulhall Mrs. Mulhall   See fewer
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Laurie Morton
Mrs. Hennessy Mrs. Hennessy   See fewer
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James Murphy
Willie Mulhall Willie Mulhall   See fewer
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Edward Byrne
Mr. Bradshaw Mr. Bradshaw   See fewer
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Mairin D. O'Sullivan
Miss Gilchrist Miss Gilchrist   See fewer
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Tom Irwin
Carrington Carrington   See fewer
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Peter O'Toole
Jim Larkin Jim Larkin   See fewer
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Ronnie Walsh
Doggett Doggett   See fewer
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Pat Laffan
Fr. O'Sullivan Fr. O'Sullivan   See fewer
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Eileen Murphy
Maisie Maisie   See fewer
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Don Foley
Hegarty Hegarty   See fewer
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John Franklyn
Silverwater Silverwater   See fewer
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Tom Jordan
Farrell Farrell   See fewer
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Larry Murphy
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Brenda Doyle
Mrs. Farrell Mrs. Farrell   See fewer
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May Ollis
Mrs - Bartley / Mrs. Bartley Mrs - Bartley / Mrs. Bartley   See fewer
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Collette Proctor
Countess Markiewicz / Markiewicz (1980) Countess Markiewicz / Markiewicz (1980)   See fewer
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Joe Cahill
Harmless Harmless   See fewer
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Alan Stanford
Mathews Mathews   See fewer
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Geoffrey Golden
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
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Derek Young
Desk Sergeant Desk Sergeant   See fewer
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Michael Duffy
Sergeant Muldoon Sergeant Muldoon   See fewer
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Seamus Forde
Donegan Donegan   See fewer
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Paddy Long
O'Mahony O'Mahony   See fewer
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David Byrne
Sheehy Skeffington Sheehy Skeffington   See fewer
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Dennis Hickie
Superintendent Superintendent   See fewer
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Mick Lally
Speaker Speaker   See fewer
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Cecil Barror
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Robert Carrickford
Sinclair Sinclair   See fewer
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Noel Lynch
Restaurant Manager Restaurant Manager   See fewer
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Andy Bannon
Publican Publican   See fewer
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Ben Bono
Tram Driver Tram Driver   See fewer
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Charlie Roberts
O'Connell O'Connell   See fewer
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Peter Ustinov
King Edward VII King Edward VII   See fewer
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Jack Leonard
Sergeant on Tram Sergeant on Tram   See fewer
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Steve Macken
Barman Barman   See fewer
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Superintendent Superintendent   See fewer
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Kevin Wynne
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Anne Comyn
Mrs. Keever Mrs. Keever   See fewer
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Tony Lyons
Morgan's Payclerk Morgan's Payclerk   See fewer
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Louis MacMullan
Postman Postman   See fewer
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Maura Keeley
Woman Mourner Woman Mourner   See fewer
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Woman at Door Woman at Door   See fewer
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8.6 / 10 | 89 votes