Play for Today: Season 8, Episode 18

The Legion Hall Bombing (22 Aug. 1978)

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The story of the trial of Willie Gallagher, convicted of bombing the Strabane (Northern Ireland) British Legion Hall in 1976.

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Episode cast overview:
Robert Kavanagh ...
First Accused
May Ollis ...
First (Female) Witness
Ewen White ...
Prosecuting Counsel
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Judge
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Defence Counsel (as Niall Toibín)
Shay Gorman ...
Second (Male) Witness
James Duggan ...
Third Witness / Bomb Expert
Jeananne Crowley ...
Clerk of the Court
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Detective Sergeant
Eamonn Boyce ...
Detective Constable
Raymond Campbell ...
Second Accused
George Shane ...
Second Accused's Father
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The story of the trial of Willie Gallagher, convicted of bombing the Strabane (Northern Ireland) British Legion Hall in 1976.

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The transmission of this episode was postponed several times, and when it did finally air, it was shown with cuts; the writer (Caryl Churchill) and director (Roland Joffé) had their names removed from the credits in protest. See more »

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