When Charlie Met Kitty

Series 14 - Episode 2 When Charlie Met Kitty



The story of Charles Stewart Parnell and Katherine O'Shea, whose 10-year affair led to a major political split and public backlash. Parnell, leader of the Irish Party, fathered three children with the wife of Captain William O'Shea, earning her the nickname Kitty - Victorian English slang for prostitute. This documentary explores the intense love, clandestine meetings, jealousy and hatred that contributed to this 19th-century sex scandal.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh
Director Sean O Mealoid
Producer Sean O Mealoid