Rat in the Skull (1987)

01/01/1987 (GB) DramaTV Movie 1h 24m
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In a cell in a London police station, a suspected I.R.A. bomber, Roche, has been detained for questioning. To help them in the interrogation, the London coppers have summoned Nelson, a detective from Northern Ireland's predominantly Protestant police force, the Royal Ulster Constabulary.

  1. Glyn Edwards


  2. Max Stafford-Clark


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  1. Brian Cox

    Brian Cox

    Detective Inspector Nelson

  2. Philip Jackson

    Philip Jackson

    Detective Superintendent Derek Harris

  3. Gary Oldman

    Gary Oldman

    Police Constable Eric Naylor

  4. Colum Convey

    Colum Convey


  5. Mike Bradwell

    Fat Policeman

  6. Mossie Smith

    Mossie Smith


  7. Jerome Flynn

    Jerome Flynn

    IRA Man

  8. John Keegan

    IRA Man

  9. Pauline Melville

    Pauline Melville

    IRA Woman

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Original Language English

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