In honor of the 100th anniversary of when the Easter Rising began on Apr. 24, 1916, SundanceTV presents the Irish drama REBELLION as a special three-night miniseries event beginning Sun., Apr. 24 through Tue., Apr. 26 at 9/8c. The five-part miniseries charts the birth of modern Ireland during one of the most tumultuous and dangerous periods in history.
REBELLION begins with the outbreak of World War I. The tumultuous events that follow are seen through the eyes of three young women and their families, lovers and friends from Belfast, Dublin and London as they play vital and conflicting roles in the narrative of Ireland’s independence.
The star-studded cast includes Brian Gleeson (Snow White and the Huntsman, The Bachelor Weekend); Charlie Murphy (Philomena); Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones); Ruth Bradley (Humans, Best Actress IFTA for Grabbers) and Sarah Greene (Penny Dreadful, Tony nominated for The Cripple of Inishmaan).