At the Edge of the Union (1985)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1985

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Northern Ireland: At the Edge of the Union Alternative

Synopsis

TV documentary on the lives of Martin McGuinness, Londonderry's Sinn Fein representative, and Gregory Campbell, a Loyalist.

Scheduled for August 1985 but shelved after the intervention of the Home Secretary Leon Brittan who said it would give terrorists `the oxygen of publicity'. Broadcasting journalists held a 1-day strike in protest.

It was screened two months later with a few changes.

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