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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Covington ...
Connie Wintour
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Lt. Ryder
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Wintour
Susan Engel ...
Nurse
Philip Locke ...
Dr. Strickland
Kieran Montague ...
Dr. Kelson
...
Rose
Philomena McDonagh ...
Mary
Michael McKnight ...
Vesey
Jeremy Sinden ...
Darcy
Walter McMonagle ...
Dawson
Shay Gorman ...
Keir
Liam O'Callaghan ...
Joe McPartland ...
Butler
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Chauffeur
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Connie is a member of the British landowning "Ascendancy" in Ireland after WWI. Through a chance friendship with a British soldier, she learns how sheltered she has been, and chooses to ally herself, in her own way, with the struggle for Irish independence. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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