Ties of Blood
Directed by James Ormerod, Written by Graham J. Reid, Produced by Tim Ironside-Wood
This six-part mini-series of plays by Graham Reid follows the stories of an assortment of characters affected by the Troubles. These include: an army cook stationed in Derry; a staunch republican farmer; a Catholic girl from Belfast who married an English soldier; an army bandsman; a Catholic RUC officer; a Scottish clerk; young soldiers and their partners on their first posting to Northern Ireland; and the staff and patients of a military hospital in Northern Ireland.
BBC 12/11/1985 (180mins)
BBC 19/11/1985 (180mins)
BBC 26/11/1985 (180mins)
BBC 03/12/1985 (180mins)
BBC 10/12/1985 (180mins)
BBC 17/12/1985 (180mins)
Reid shows that relationships are always too complex than can be defined by political allegiance or community roots.
Clip courtesy BBC Motion Gallery
Drama (six-part series) - Broadcast
WRITER(s)/ DIRECTOR(s)/ PRODUCER(s)
Graham J. Reid