With her English accent and her London ways, Rose Coyne is the only 'stranger' in her rural Northern Ireland town, until 4,000 Americans arrive at the nearby WWII airbase. As Rose finds herself acting as peacekeeper between the disgruntled locals and the soldiers, she is also drawn to the engaging young Captain Dreyfuss. Will Rose risk her family for this forbidden love?
Masterpiece: My Mother and Other Strangers In rural Northern Ireland during World War II, follow the fortunes of the Coyne family as the US Army Air Corps sets up a base next to their town. Moybeg is home to English woman Rose (Hattie Morahan, The Bletchley Circle), her Irish husband Michael Coyne (Owen McDonnell, Dominion Creek) and their three children, Emma, Francis, and Kate. With her English accent and her London ways, Rose is the only 'stranger' in the community. That is, until 4,000 American servicemen and women arrive along with the handsome Captain Dreyfuss (Aaron Staton, Mad Men). As Rose finds herself acting as peacekeeper between the disgruntled locals and the airbase, she is also drawn to the engaging young captain. As each episode brings them closer together, will Rose risk her family for this forbidden love?
Producer: Grainne Marmion
Production Company: BBC Northern Ireland Drama Production Co-Produced with WGBH
Production Year: 2017
Copyright Year: 2016
Actors: Ryan McParland, Seamus O'Hara, Nick Dunning, Michael Nevin, Owen McDonnell, Kerr Logan, Kate Phillips, Fiona Button, Fiona O' Shaughnessy, Eileen O'Higgins, Des McAleer, Gavin Drea, Hattie Morahan, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Corey Cott, Aaron Staton
Writers: Barry Devlin
Number of Discs: 2
Length: 300 minutes
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
Audio Format: Stereo