The Bombmaker ()


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A former IRA bombmaker is forced to resume her craft when her daughter is kidnapped.

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Andrea Hayes
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Martin Hayes
Ciara Lyons ...
Katie Hayes
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Egan
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Lydia McCracken
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Quinn
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O'Keefe
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Mick Canning
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George McEvoy
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Patsy
Brian Doherty ...
D.I. Fitzgerald
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D.S. Power
Maria McDermottroe ...
Miss O'Mara
Barry Barnes ...
Padraig
Scott Maslen ...
SAS Captain Payne
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SAS Captain Crosbie
Fiona Kember-Smith ...
MI5 Agent Gannon
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Hotel Manager
Lyn Fullerton ...
Nuala
Tim Killick ...
Explosives Officer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gary Bunn ...
SAS Trooper (uncredited)
Yves O'Hara ...
Army Officer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Graham Theakston

Written by

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Stephen Leather ... (adaptation)
 
Stephen Leather ... (novel)

Produced by

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Keith Evans ... executive producer: Claymoss Productions
Mark Freeland ... executive producer: Sky Television
Paul Knight ... producer
Stephen Leather ... associate producer
Ron Purdie ... line producer

Music by

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Mike Moran

Cinematography by

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Lukas Strebel

Film Editing by

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Nigel Parkes

Editorial Department

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Robbie Hartwell ... on-line editor
Rob Pizzey ... colorist

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John Hubbard
Ros Hubbard

Production Design by

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Nick Somerville

Art Direction by

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Bobbie Giles ... (as Bobby Giles)

Costume Design by

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Lorna Marie Mugan

Makeup Department

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Scott Beswick ... hair designer / makeup designer
Martina McCarthy ... hair stylist: Ireland
Amanda Shaw ... hair styles supervisor / makeup supervisor
Denise Watson ... makeup artist: Ireland

Production Management

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Mark Gardner ... post-production supervisor
Paul Munn ... production supervisor: Ireland

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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David Crabtree ... first assistant director
Catherine Dunne ... second assistant director: Ireland
Paul Morris ... second assistant director
Brian 'Joker' Mulvey ... third assistant director (as Brian Mulvey)

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Dermot Blighe ... dressing props
Dermot Blythe ... dressing props: Ireland
Steve Clark ... dressing props
Mark Collisson ... construction manager
Matthew Cook ... art department assistant
Simon Dalton ... property master: Ireland
Kate Evenden ... assistant art director
Georgina Flodd ... dressing props: Ireland
Joe Gaynor ... stand-by painter: Ireland
Barry Howard-Clark ... stand-by props (as Barry Howard-Clarke)
Steve Kingston ... art director: Ireland (as Steven Kingston)
Joe Malone ... property master
John McCready ... production buyer: Ireland
Laurent Mellet ... assistant art director: Ireland
Ray O'Donnell ... dressing props
John Purdy ... constructor: Ireland
TJ Quirke ... stand-by carpenter: Ireland
P.J. Smith ... stand-by props: Ireland (as PJ Smith)
Steve 'Moose' Smith ... stand-by props (as Steve Smith)
Bob Starrett ... stand-by painter
Ricky Stelling ... stand-by rigger
John Watt ... stand-by carpenter
Dave Whelan ... construction manager: Ireland
Janet Willmott ... production buyer

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Leo John Glynn ... boom operator: Ireland
Richard King ... dubbing mixer
Jeff Milner ... boom operator
Steve Phillips ... sound recordist
Jennie Evans ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Tony Auger ... special effects supervisor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Gary Arthurs ... stunts
Steve Caswell ... stunts
Stuart Clark ... stunts
Brendan Condren ... stunts
Kelly Dent ... stunts
Nrinder Dhudwar ... stunt coordinator
Joss Gower ... stunts
Martin Grace ... stunt coordinator
Rowley Irlam ... stunts
Stewart James ... stunts (as Tidd James)

Camera and Electrical Department

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John Donoghue ... gaffer
Richard Eagan ... grip: Ireland (as Richard Egan)
David Grennan ... focus puller: Ireland
Jimmy Hennessy ... stand-by rigger: Ireland
Helen Madden ... clapper loader: Ireland
Jon Priddle ... clapper loader
Wayne Rowe ... grip
Pat Ryder ... best boy: Ireland
Jon Stephen ... focus puller
Richie Egan ... key grip (uncredited)
Rab Harling ... focus puller: "b" camera (uncredited)
William Tracey ... rigging gaffer: UK (uncredited)
Mark Treays ... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Amy Hubbard ... casting assistant (as Amy MacLean)
Tonia Wright ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Suzanne Cave ... wardrobe assistant: Ireland
Sue Coates ... costume assistant
Johnathon de Domenico ... wardrobe supervisor (as Jonathan De Domenico)
Rebecca Townsend ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Richard Godfrey ... location manager
Ian Hogan ... location unit manager
Clodagh Tierney ... location manager: Ireland

Music Department

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Adam Vanryne ... music mixer (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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David Barry ... transportation coordinator (uncredited)

Other crew

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Terry Connors ... production accountant
Liam Corner ... titles
Paul Cullen ... production unit manager: Ireland
Gail Fisher ... production secretary: Ireland
Laura Gardner ... assistant to producer
Elaine McCormack ... production coordinator
Catriona Quigley ... assistant accountant: Ireland
Rob Quigley ... accountant: Ireland
Danuta Skarszewska ... script supervisor
Susie Tullett ... unit publicist
Julia Webb ... development executive: Sky Television
Elton Farla ... medic (uncredited)
Samantha-Jane Hunt ... runner (uncredited) / stand-in (uncredited)
John McKenna ... armorer (uncredited)
Lance Peters ... armorer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

An expert IRA bomb-maker turned police informant retires and starts a new life after four school-children are killed by one of her bombs. Ten years later, her daughter is kidnapped and she is forced to construct a massive bomb in the middle of central London, while her husband works with the police and the SAS to locate and free his family. Written by Alexander Lum

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Also Known As
  • L'experte (France)
  • Bombenleger (Germany)
  • Bomben (Sweden)
Runtime
  • 180 min
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