Critic Rating: 4.8/5
Lies, spies, and betrayal led to the defining political scandal of modern Ireland, the Arms Crisis. What happened to the truth? Questions still remain...'GunPlot' is a new 9 part podcast series - and TV documentary from RTÉ.
Hannah J Davies - The Guardian - Jun 4, 2021
"Another tense narrative podcast from Irish national broadcaster RTÉ...There is much detail for the uninitiated to get to grips with, but it is a pod that’s well worth persevering with."
Mick Heaney - Irish Times - May 28, 2021
"...has been rivetingly revisiting the arms trial of 1970...Though it’s slightly jarring for listeners of a certain vintage to hear this pivotal episode recounted in conversational style by the narrators, the expansive approach brings the period alive, evoking the chaos and charged emotion surrounding the increasing violence in the North. Gunplot is an object lesson in unpicking facts from a blizzard of conspiratorial speculation."
Eoghan O'Sullivan - Irish Examiner - May 4, 2021
"GunPlot...is compelling and sounds great. As long as there's no test at the end of it, we're going to savour this history lesson. …"
Darragh McManus - Independent.ie - May 1, 2021
"Arms crisis podcast has a plot to keep us gripped. Gunplot (Radio 1, podcast) is pretty intriguing."