Ross Kemp talks to NI police chiefs

Published Friday, 12 July 2013
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During filming in Northern Ireland over the Twelfth for his Extreme World documentary series, Ross Kemp has spoken to PSNI Chief Constable Matt Baggott and other senior police officers.

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Kemp's documentaries have previously looked at some of the world's most volatile situations and have seen him investigate issues like child soldiers in the Congo and deadly drug cartels in Mexico.

Now, the former EastEnders actor is looking at sectarian tensions surrounding the annual Twelfth of July celebrations in Belfast.

As well as police, Kemp has also spoken to both bandsmen and protestors and has been filming at an Eleventh Night bonfire off the Shankill Road and along a parade route in the Ardoyne area in the north of the city.

Serious violence has flared there in past years, with officers coming under attack as they try to bring order to riot situations involving petrol bombs, other missiles, and even shots being fired.

Efforts have been made to reach agreements between loyalist marchers and nationalist residents.

On Friday, Kemp walked with the feeder parade past the Ardoyne shopfronts before joining the main parade to Barnett's Demesne - passing another flashpoint at the Catholic St Patrick's Church on Donegall Street.

The new series of Extreme World is due to be aired on Sky 1 later this year.

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Dave in Co down wrote (279 days ago):
Ross Kemp... The new Kate Addie?
Jay in Lurcking in the shadows wrote (279 days ago):
To Simon Londonderry - I think he could still be talking to the OO and these so called 30K a year "community reps" and it wouldnt make a bit of difference. As a chief Con he made the decision to take control of the streets which he did. I dont pay huge taxes to fund pointless community reps "jobs for the boys" I pay huge taxes for my police service bring these thugs in front of courts. I just hope enough ppl from both sides come forward with the names to go with the faces.
Susan in Ulster wrote (279 days ago):
Oh Fred , you can dream . Do you know what NO SURRENDER means?? Silly comments like yours " next 50 years is going to be wonderful" hehe . If getting the flag down in 15years is the best you can do , I dont think the PUL community has much to worry about!!
Michael in Templepatrick wrote (279 days ago):
Ross Kemp poking his nose in, is probably the last thing police need during a mob riot. Eejit !
Nic in Belfast wrote (280 days ago):
When the country changes and the South of Ireland turn and say we cannot afford the North and the British Government say they have honoured the wish of the majority . Then we will have to declear ourselves an independent, Irish/Ulster Scots/Indian/Polish/Chinese/Philipino/minority state. Remember it is not only extreme republicians and loyalist that live in the North of Ireland
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