An eight part series dramatizing the Irish Easter Rising of 1916. The series was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rising.
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The 2016 RTE One (Ireland) television broadcast, over the 8 nights between St Patrick's Day and Good Friday, of the 50th anniversary re-broadcast, using the 2007 restoration, of the telerecording of the original 1966 2-inch video tapes, was presented in the original 4:3 aspect ratio as originally first broadcast. No cropping for widescreen television was done, but confusingly, the version available on the online RTE Player stretched to fill the widescreen default playback. See more