Stardust (miniseries)

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Stardust
GenreTrue Story
StarringGer Ryan, Allen Leech
Country of originIreland
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes2
Production
ProducerBrackside Merlin Films
Running time52 minutes
DistributorBrackside Merlin Films
Release
Original networkRTÉ
First shown inIreland
Original release13 February (2006-02-13) –
14 February 2006 (2006-02-14)

Stardust is a 2006 miniseries produced for RTÉ by Brackside Merlin Films. The first episode surrounds the night a fire broke out at the Stardust Disco in North Dublin on 14 February 1981, in which 48 people died. The second episode depicts the search for answers and justice by families and survivors. It was screened over two nights on the 25th anniversary of the incident in 2006.[1] It was shortlisted for best miniseries at the 2006 Monte-Carlo Television Festival.[2][3] The relatives of some victims were against its production.[4]

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  1. ^ "Mixed reaction to 'Stardust' drama".
  2. ^ "Stardust drama shortlisted for TV award".
  3. ^ "Stardust drama up for top TV award". 21 June 2006.
  4. ^ "Stardust relatives raging over RTE drama on tragedy".

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