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Sherwood Foresters scene from 'Insurrection' (1966)

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Caption   Sherwood Foresters scene from 'Insurrection' (1966)
Programme   Insurrection  
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Personalities/Groups   Skinner, William
Description   Extras playing British soldiers from the Sherwood Foresters regiment, in a scene from the Telefís Éireann (RTÉ Television) drama series 'Insurrection', during location filming of the Battle of Mount Street Bridge at 25 Northumberland Road, Dublin city, in early 1966. They may be members of the Eastern Command from the Irish Defence Forces who played soldiers in this production. RTÉ producer Bill Skinner, who played Captain Pragnell, is second right.

'Insurrection' was an eight-part dramatised reconstruction of the events of Easter Week 1916, shown to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising. The series was shown on eight consecutive nights on Telefís Éireann from 10-17 April 1966. The RTV (RTÉ) Guide extensively previewed the series in a special anniversary edition published on 8 April 1966.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Date of photograph   01/Jan/1966 - 31/Mar/1966
(01/Jan/1966 - 31/Mar/1966)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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