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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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ray Lonnen ...  Harry Brown 3 episodes, 1982
Benjamin Whitrow ...  Davidson 3 episodes, 1982
Nicholas Day ...  Bannen 3 episodes, 1982
Geoffrey Chater ...  Col. George Frost 3 episodes, 1982
Sean Caffrey Sean Caffrey ...  Insp. Howard Rennie 3 episodes, 1982
Derek Thompson ...  Billy Downes 3 episodes, 1982
Maggie Shevlin Maggie Shevlin ...  Mrs. Downes 3 episodes, 1982
Gil Brailey Gil Brailey ...  Josephine Laverty 3 episodes, 1982
Charles Lawson ...  Seamus Duffryn 3 episodes, 1982
Tony Rohr ...  Brigade Commander 3 episodes, 1982
Sam Dale ...  Billy's Driver 3 episodes, 1982
Elizabeth Begley Elizabeth Begley ...  Mrs. Duncan 3 episodes, 1982
Rita Howard Rita Howard ...  Mrs. Duffryn / ... 3 episodes, 1982
Denys Hawthorne Denys Hawthorne ...  Minister of Defence 2 episodes, 1982
Ray Armstrong Ray Armstrong ...  Lt. Colonel 2 episodes, 1982
Stephen Mallatratt Stephen Mallatratt ...  Adjutant 2 episodes, 1982
Christopher Whitehouse Christopher Whitehouse ...  Frankie 2 episodes, 1982
Linda Robson Linda Robson ...  Theresa McCorrigan 2 episodes, 1982
Rio Fanning Rio Fanning ...  Scrapyard Owner 2 episodes, 1982
Ian Bleasdale Ian Bleasdale ...  Waiter 2 episodes, 1982
Jonathan Young 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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Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1982 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Belfast Assassin See more »

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| (3 episodes) | (DVD)

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Lead actor Ray Lonnen benefited playing an Irish character from having participated in a Belfast Arts Group as a youth. 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
(it can be found on the their record "Pastpresent")
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7 September 2009 | by dboconnor1See 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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