Great-Uncle McCarthy

Great-Uncle McCarthy

Director: John Howard , Robert Chetwyn

Year: 1983

Season: 1, Episode: 1

Episodes: 18

Plot: With few prospects, Major Yeates leaves his home and fiancée in England and accepts a position as resident magistrate in Ireland. Upon arriving, he discovers that not only is the house he rents not as grand as it was advertised, it might also be haunted.
Original Title: Great-Uncle McCarthy
Director: John Howard , Robert Chetwyn
Writer: John Howard , Rosemary Anne Sisson , Martin Ross , Edith Somerville
Producer: John Howard , Adrian Hughes , James Mitchell
Type: episode
Year: 1983
Genres: Comedy, Drama, History
Cast: Peter Bowles , Bryan Murray , Doran Godwin , Lise Ann McLaughlin , Anna Manahan , Brendan Conroy , Faith Brook , Joe Lynch , Niall Toibin , Frank McDonald , Desmond Perry , Pat Leavy , Charlie Roberts , Julie Hamilton , Liam Sweeney , Sheila Flitton
Runtimes: 52
Countries: United Kingdom
Languages: English
Color Info: Color
Original Air Date: 06 Jan 1983
Rating: 7.8
Votes: 29
Year: 1983
Akas: Great-Uncle McCarthy (United Kingdom)
Production Companies: Little Bird , Rediffusion , Ulster Television
Distributors: Acorn Media Group , RPTA
Synopsis: At the Regimental Ball in 1897, Major Sinclair Yeates tells his love he is resigning his commission to become Resident Magistrate in Ireland. Upon hearing that she is willing to accompany him, he sets off to claim his new post.Major Yeates arrives at his newly rented house only to find a ramshackle old place with a slovenly woman for a cook, the local master of hounds for a landlord, and mysterious noises that keep him awake at night. Of course, his problems are compounded when his determination to dispense even-handed justice causes him to alienate the entire neighborhood.
Producer: John Howard , Adrian Hughes , James Mitchell
Art Direction: Owen Monaghan
Certificates: Australia:G , United States:TV-14::(Acorn TV)
Composer: Nick Bicât
Music Department: Nick Bicât
Miscellaneous Crew: David Kerney
Art Department: Cos Egan
Camera and Electrical Department: John Murphy , Des Whelan
Costume Department: Maeve Paterson
Videos: Video 1
Location Management: Seamus Byrne
Number of Seasons: Arthur Dunne
Season: 1
Episode: 1
Number of Episodes: 18
Episode of: Great-Uncle McCarthy