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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

Hard-hitting, controversial convent drama in which four young women are sent to the Magdalene sisterhood asylum in the hopes that they will change their behaviour and find 'redemption'. Forced to work in a laundry under strict supervision, they all have to endure abuse and sadistic punishments while battling to maintain their spirits.

Last on

Mon 23 Dec 2013 01:05 BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only

Credits

Sister Bridget
Geraldine McEwan
Margaret
Anne-Marie Duff
Rose/Patricia
Dorothy Duffy
Bernadette
Nora-Jane Noone
Crispina
Eileen Walsh
Una
Mary Murray
Katy
Britta Smith
Sister Jude
Frances Healy
Sister Clementine
Eithne McGuinness
Sister Augusta
Phyllis MacMahon
Josephine
Rebecca Walsh
Eamonn
Eamonn Owens
Writer
Peter Mullan
Director
Peter Mullan

Broadcasts

  • Thu 21 Feb 2013 23:35 BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD

  • Fri 22 Feb 2013 00:05 BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only

  • Mon 23 Dec 2013 00:15 BBC One except Scotland, Scotland HD

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