The Irish R.M.

  • 1983
  • TV Show
  • None

A British miniseries about a retired English army officer who becomes the Irish Resident Magistrate at the turn of the 20th century. The superb period piece aired in the U.S. on `Masterpiece Theatre.' Based on the book `Some Experiments of an Irish R. M.,' by Edith Somerville and Martin Ross.

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Season 3, Episode 1 The Muse in Skebawn

Peter Bowles plays the title role of an Englishman serving as a legal arbiter in Ireland. In the opener, the townspeople of Skebawn are beset by a mixture of cultural fare that gets very mixed reviews. Canon Crotty: John Kavanagh. Mr. Colley: Alan Stanford.

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  • Premiered: January 6, 1983
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A British miniseries about a retired English army officer who becomes the Irish Resident Magistrate at the turn of the 20th century. The superb period piece aired in the U.S. on `Masterpiece Theatre.' Based on the book `Some Experiments of an Irish R. M.,'… (more)

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