Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and find (and terminate) the assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. Harry is alone, the ... See full summary »
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1982  
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 Harry Brown (3 episodes, 1982)
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 Davidson (3 episodes, 1982)
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 Bannen (3 episodes, 1982)
Geoffrey Chater ...
 Col. George Frost (3 episodes, 1982)
Sean Caffrey ...
 Insp. Howard Rennie (3 episodes, 1982)
Derek Thompson ...
 Billy Downes (3 episodes, 1982)
Maggie Shevlin ...
 Mrs. Downes (3 episodes, 1982)
Gil Brailey ...
 Josephine Laverty (3 episodes, 1982)
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 Seamus Duffryn (3 episodes, 1982)
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 Brigade Commander (3 episodes, 1982)
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 Billy's Driver (3 episodes, 1982)
Elizabeth Begley ...
 Mrs. Duncan (3 episodes, 1982)
Rita Howard ...
 Mrs. Duffryn / ... (3 episodes, 1982)
Denys Hawthorne ...
 Minister of Defence (2 episodes, 1982)
Ray Armstrong ...
 Lt. Colonel (2 episodes, 1982)
Stephen Mallatratt ...
 Adjutant (2 episodes, 1982)
Christopher Whitehouse ...
 Frankie (2 episodes, 1982)
Linda Robson ...
 Theresa McCorrigan (2 episodes, 1982)
Rio Fanning ...
 Scrapyard Owner (2 episodes, 1982)
Ian Bleasdale ...
 Waiter (2 episodes, 1982)
Jonathan Young ...
 Brigade Officer / ... (2 episodes, 1982)
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Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and find (and terminate) the assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. Harry is alone, the army hasn't been told he is being put in place, his wife is fed up with him and his job, and his one new friend, an Irish woman who falls for him will be consumed by his relentless search for the assassin. Written by David Kinne <davros@gargoyle.apana.org.au>

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The game of death

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25 October 1982 (UK)  »

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Belfast Assassin  »

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Trivia

The television mini-series was made and first broadcast about seven years after its source novel of the same name by former-ITN correspondent Gerald Seymour had been first published in 1975. See more »

Quotes

Harry Brown: He had to die. Don't you understand that?
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Connections

Featured in Lonnen's Game (2005) See more »

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Theme is performed by Clannad
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7 September 2009 | by (scituate, MA, USA) – See all my reviews

Outstanding movie.

One comment on a comment above in which someone refers to Enya as the vocalist on the Clannad theme. Enya (Eithne Ní Bhraonáin) had left Clannad before they recorded this theme. If I recall correctly she only appeared on one album "Crann Úll" (Apple Tree) as a backing vocalist. The lead vocalist on the theme was her sister Máire Ní Bhraonáin who records solo under the Anglicised version of her name Moya Brennan. The voice sounds a lot more like Moya also. I heard her perform this in a small venue (about 60-70 people) in Gleann Cholm Cille in Donegal a couple of months ago. Moya did a lovely job singing this as well as some of her newer stuff and a number of traditional tunes in Irish.


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