Spotlight On The Troubles: A Secret History

October 2019

Series 1: Episode 7

3.0 9 x
The inside story of how the Troubles ended, told by those who fought the IRA's war and by those at the heart of peace efforts.

Series 1: Episode 6

3.0 19 x
An investigation into the murders of two young brothers uncovers secrets from the loyalist gang that carried out the attack.

Series 1: Episode 5

4.0 13 x
This episode traces how unionist anger grew as IRA attacks on the security forces killed members of their community.

Series 1: Episode 4

4.0 14 x
At the end of the Seventies, the IRA built its own internal security system to root out informers. But British intelligence found a fatal flaw that unlocked many of the IRA’s secrets.
September 2019

Series 1: Episode 3

3.0 13 x
Jennifer O’Leary uncovers IRA arms connections around the world and charts how republicans built a political strategy in parallel with their armed campaign.

Series 1: Episode 2

3.0 32 x
New revelations about how the IRA went from anticipating victory to fighting a bloody, long war against Britain, with Gerry Adams emerging as the republican leader of his time.