REBELLION Director Aku Louhimies discusses discusses his “Scandinavian” approach to directing and how his nationality worked to his advantage.
Ian McElhinney (“Game of Thrones,” “Michael Collins”) discusses his character’s conservative bent and his on-screen marriage to Dolly (Michelle Fairley).
REBELLION’s Michelle Fairley (“Philomena,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1″) discusses her character’s take on marriage and parenting.
Andrew Simpson (“Song for a Raggy Boy,” “Perrier’s Bounty,” “Notes on a Scandal”) discusses playing a character that isn’t always likeable and getting emotional while making REBELLION.
REBELLION Producer Catherine Magee discusses why trying to make 2015 look like 1916 made her want to cry at times and the pride she felt shooting at a former Irish prison.
Sarah Greene (“Penny Dreadful,” “Burnt,” “The Assets”) discusses why she should wouldn’t be friends with her character, May Lacy.
Brian Gleeson (“Stonemouth,” “Darkness on the Edge of Town,” “Snow White and the Huntsman”) discusses playing a man ahead of his time and the complicated relationship his character Jimmy has with his brother Arthur (Barry Ward).
Charlie Murphy (“Love/Hate,” “The Village,” “Philomena”) discusses the duty she felt she had as an Irish person being a part of this historic series.
Actor Paul Reid (“The Clinic,” “Love Is The Drug”) read poetry from World War I to prepare for his role!
Actor Tom Turner (“Man Down,” “Pat & Cabbage,” “Hotel Babylon”) discusses his very personal connection to the events surrounding Easter Rising.
The Rising itself, after all, was a rebellion of the young radicals against the old conservatives of the British administration and the Redmondite Nationalists, so it is also fitting that Ireland’s young stars are given center stage.
Perdita Weeks (“The Invisible Woman,” “Prowl”) discusses the challenges of playing an unlikeable character and the difficulties of working with so much hair.
Actor Michael Ford-Fitzgerald (“Property of the State,” “Leap Year,” “Five Day Shelter,” “Belonging to Laura,” “The Tiger’s Tail”) discusses what it’s like playing a “bad boy” in REBELLION.
Actress Sophie Robinson (“Taking the Boat,” “Fifteen,” “Pick Your Own”) discusses the “responsibility to do the character justice.”
Barry Ward (“Family,” “Jimmy Hall,” “Pursuit”) discusses playing a man who must “question everything he thought to be true.”
The award-winning actress (“Humans,” “Grabbers,” “Love/Hate”) discusses what attracted her to the show and the challenges of wearing a corset.
Allison Byrne, the Costume Designer for REBELLION, discusses the challenges of creating looks that reflect early 20th century Ireland at the time of the Easter Rising.