The Hanging Gale
The Hanging Gale is a four-episode television serial which first aired on RTÉ One and BBC1 in 1995. The series was a British–Irish co-production, made by Little Bird Films for BBC Northern Ireland in association with Raidió Teilifís Éireann, with support from the Irish Film Board.The serial, set in 1846 at the beginning of Ireland's Great Famine, starred the four McGann brothers: Joe McGann, Paul McGann, Mark McGann and Stephen McGann, and was based on an original idea by Joe and Stephen McGann while researching their family's history.The title of the series comes from the term 'hanging gale', the name for a widespread practice in Ireland at the time, where a landlord would allow new tenants a six-month grace period on payment of their rent, with the expectation that the rent owed would be paid when the land's crops were harvested and sold.The Hanging Gale has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Acorn TV, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's a drama and history show with 4 episodes over 1 season. The Hanging Gale is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (167 votes).
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4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (AcornTV).
4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
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The Hanging Gale has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (167 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.