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Below the Radar marks 30th anniversary of Lord Mountbatten assassination

Below the Radar, a Ten Alps company, has been commissioned by RTÉ and AETN UK to produce Mountbatten: Return to Mullaghmore. The one-hour one-off will explore the events surrounding the IRA's assassination of the Queen's cousin, Lord Mountbatten. The doc will mark the 30th anniversary of the shocking moment in Irish and British history.
July 22, 2009

Below the Radar, a Ten Alps company, has been commissioned by RTÉ and AETN UK to produce Mountbatten: Return to Mullaghmore. The one-hour one-off will explore the events surrounding the IRA’s assassination of the Queen’s cousin, Lord Mountbatten. The doc will mark the 30th anniversary of the shocking moment in Irish and British history.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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