A SPECIAL THREE-NIGHT MINISERIES EVENT

Cast & Characters

Charlie Murphy as Elizabeth Butler

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Elizabeth is a student doctor and a passionate member of the Citizens Army.

Sarah Greene as May Lacy

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May works as a civil servant at Dublin Castle for her boss—and lover—Charles.

Ian McElhinney as Edward Butler

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Edward, a Protestant banker, is the husband of Dolly and father to Harry and Elizabeth.

Brian Gleeson as Jimmy Mahon

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Jimmy is a blacklisted compositor and committed socialist.

Paul Reid as Stephen Duffy-Lyons

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Stephen is an Irish Parliamentary Party MP due to marry Elizabeth.

Perdita Weeks as Vanessa Hammond

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Vanessa is the entitled wife of Charles and the daughter of a British Sea Lord.

Sophie Robinson as Ingrid Webster

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The daughter of a Northern industrial family, Sophie is George's fiancee.

Ruth Bradley as Frances O’Flaherty

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A teacher at an Irish-language school, France gets involved with the Gaelic cultural revival.

Michelle Fairley as Dolly Butler

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Dolly, a wife and mother, finds her allegiance to high society challenged.

Michael Ford-Fitzgerald as Harry Butler

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A self-absorbed hedonist, Harry is Elizabeth’s apolitical brother.

Barry Ward as Arthur Mahon

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Arthur, Jimmy’s older brother, joined the British army to provide for his family.

Tom Turner as Charles Hammond

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Charles is a British, married Assistant Undersecretary at Dublin Castle.

Andrew Simpson as George Wilson

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George is the Belfast-born son of an industrialist and a barrister in Dublin.