Produced by BBC, “Provos: The IRA And Sinn Fein” is a three-part documentary series televised in 1997. The film is based on the book of the same title authored by journalist Peter Taylor. Taylor is known for his extensive research about the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Provos: The IRA And Sinn Fein features interviews with primary characters who were involved during the key events including members of the Army, Police, and the British and Irish government.
In the series, Peter Taylor uncovers the history of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA). He begins by discussing the Provos in 1969. This was the time when the IRA was known to have disbanded. However, the group was put back together just a few years after. From then on, they became a stronger group and was known to be one of the most feared terrorist organizations worldwide. Provos: The IRA And Sinn Fein features interviews from key members of the Army, Police, and the British and Irish government.