The construction of the RMS Titanic at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast against the background of union riots, political and religious conflicts, and a romance between a young ambitious engineer and an Italian immigrant.
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 Mark Muir (12 episodes, 2012)
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 Sofia Silvestri (12 episodes, 2012)
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 Lord Pirrie (12 episodes, 2012)
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 Thomas Andrews (12 episodes, 2012)
Massimo Ghini ...
 Pietro Silvestri (12 episodes, 2012)
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 Sir Henry Carlton (12 episodes, 2012)
Valentina Corti ...
 Violetta Silvestri (12 episodes, 2012)
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 Emily Hill (11 episodes, 2012)
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 Eddy Hatton (11 episodes, 2012)
Frank McCusker ...
 Charles Stokes (11 episodes, 2012)
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 Chorley (11 episodes, 2012)
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 Conor McCann (10 episodes, 2012)
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 Kitty Carlton (10 episodes, 2012)
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 Sean Malone (10 episodes, 2012)
Terence Keeley ...
 Jack Lowry (10 episodes, 2012)
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 Michael McCann (9 episodes, 2012)
Gerard McCarthy ...
 Ashley Stokes (9 episodes, 2012)
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 Jimmy Smith (9 episodes, 2012)
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 Bill Armstrong (9 episodes, 2012)
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 Bruce Ismay (8 episodes, 2012)
Charlotte Bradley ...
 Mary McCann (8 episodes, 2012)
Edoardo Leo ...
 Andrea Valle (8 episodes, 2012)
Eleanor Methven ...
 Lady Pirrie (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Albert Hatton (7 episodes, 2012)
Bill Murphy ...
 Bremner (7 episodes, 2012)
Aaron Harris ...
 Jordan (7 episodes, 2012)
Steve Blount ...
 McQueen (7 episodes, 2012)
Martin Philips ...
 Hunter (7 episodes, 2012)
Tomasz Oplawski ...
 Lower Class Gentelmen (7 episodes, 2012)
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 J.P. Morgan (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Joanna Yaegar (6 episodes, 2012)
Karl Shiels ...
 Neil Sutherland (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Lorcan (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Arthur McAllister (6 episodes, 2012)
Ronnie McCann ...
 Cherry (6 episodes, 2012)
Charlie Ruxton ...
 Grey (6 episodes, 2012)
Frank Smith ...
 Clarke (6 episodes, 2012)
Pat McGrath ...
 Kelly's Landlord (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Lord Pirrie's Secretary (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Jim Larkin (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Lady Carlton (5 episodes, 2012)
Gabrielle Reidy ...
 Edith Hatton (5 episodes, 2012)
Ger Carey ...
 Bernie Doyle (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Giacomo (5 episodes, 2012)
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The construction of the RMS Titanic at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast against the background of union riots, political and religious conflicts, and a romance between a young ambitious engineer and an Italian immigrant.

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How the legend came into being.

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8 October 2012 (USA)  »

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Titanic: Blood & Steel  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Actresses Romola Garai and Helen Mirren were firstly rumored to be either considered or approached to star in this mini series. However, later on, neither of them confirmed their respective participation. See more »

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At the end of episode 12 on board the Titanic, a movie producer lights Kitty's cigarette with a Zippo lighter. The first Zippo lighter was produced in 1932 and the patent was not issued until 1936. See more »

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How the ship came to be...sort of
5 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Opulent miniseries that chronicles the years leading up to and during which the Titanic was constructed in Belfast. As with something this complex some of the stories are more compelling than others as are some of the performances. Kevin Zegers holds the screen well in the lead, his startlingly blue eyes pulling you in. His storyline and several others intertwine and lead to interesting bits of history as well as storytelling. Neve Campbell's reporter storyline however feels superfluous. The best performance comes unsurprisingly from Derek Jacobi as Lord Pirrie. Effiiciently directed this moves along well with very few slow patches. Overall a good, if long, view with some soapy complications thrown in for good measure, but keep in mind this focuses on the building of the ship, not the ill-fated voyage itself.


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