The Loaded Weapon | The Story of English

Robert Macneil explores troubled story of Irish-English in North and South Ireland Gaelic speaking Irish through famine, conflict and the dramatic exile of Irish voices to communities in Caribbean, Newfoundland and New York.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 53'59''
  • Broadcast year: 1986
Curriculum Connection
  • English Language

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The Story of English
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: The Loaded Weapon