Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
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The Folk Singer 

A successful folk singer and his entourage are locked down in a Belfast hotel during the Troubles, as the authorities demand he identifies himself as either a Catholic atheist or a Protestant atheist.

Director:

Piers Haggard

Writer:

Dominic Behan (by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Bell ... Danny Blake
Celia Bannerman ... Miss Arrowroot
Bernard Spear Bernard Spear ... Eddie Reubens
J.G. Devlin J.G. Devlin ... Waiter
Allan McClelland Allan McClelland ... Hotel Manager (as Allan M'Clelland)
Bill Nagy ... Professor Malone
Ann Murray Ann Murray ... Lady Psychiatrist
Harry Towb ... First Workman
Frederick Hogarth Frederick Hogarth ... Second Workman
Michael Elwyn ... Officer
Tim Hardy Tim Hardy ... Jesus Freak
Declan Mulholland Declan Mulholland ... Protestant Man
Phyllis MacMahon ... Protestant Wife (as Phyllis McMahon)
Maggie Fitzgerald Maggie Fitzgerald ... Catholic Wife
David Atkinson David Atkinson ... Catholic Priest
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Storyline

A successful folk singer and his entourage are locked down in a Belfast hotel during the Troubles, as the authorities demand he identifies himself as either a Catholic atheist or a Protestant atheist.

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Genres:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1972 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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