The Conflict Is Over

by Michael Eaton for BBC Radio 4
Secret events that led up to the signing of the Downing Street Declaration in December, 1993
Drama | 12 November 2008 | 44 minutes

This factual drama explores the secret meetings and discussions that led up to the signing of the Downing Street Declaration in December, 1993 – one of the most significant, if under-valued, landmarks in the Northern Irish Peace Process.

The drama centres upon the personal relationship between the British Prime Minister, John Major, and his Irish counterpart, Albert Reynolds.

CAST
John Major – MICHAEL MALONEY
Albert Reynolds – DERMOT CROWLEY
Martin Mansergh – PATRICK DRURY
Robin Butler – THOMAS WHEATLEY
Patrick Mayhew – MICHAEL COCHRANE
Martin McGuinness – LLOYD HUTCHINSON
Bill Clinton – MATTHEW MARSH

Studio Manager & Editor – MARK SMITH
Director – NICOLAS KENT
Executive Producer – PAUL WOOLWICH
Producer – NICHOLAS NEWTON
A Promenade production for BBC Radio 4