Name: Catharine Kennedy
Age: 20 (approx.)
Known for: being protective, sensible, beautiful, responsible and needing to marry 'someone whos means exceeds' her own
Played by: Alice Evans
Catharine is the sensible one in the family, she is very perceptive and knows everything about her family's 'real' situation. She immediately sees through Byrne, realising him to be the fortune hunter he is. She despises gambling because she has felt the consequences of her fathers losses and she can't stand the social/fortune climbing nature of young men due to a previous bad experience with a young man, despite needing to marry someone with a lot of money herself. Catharine falls in love with Byrne whilst they are on the run but cannot permit herself to marry him because she has lied to them all.
Name: Anne Kennedy
Known for: being fiesty, beautiful, Independant, spoilt, risk taker and having a free spirit
Played by: Sophia Myles
Name: John Power
Age: Mid 40's
Age: Mid 20's
Known for: being the jealous third-wheel in the Byrne-Strang friendship.
Played by: Tom Murphy
Knox is a member of The Abduction Club and throughout the film appears to be quite jealous of Byrne and Strangs friendship. Knox likes to believe he is a ladies man and assures his friends in the club the only reason he didn't secure the girl they abducted on his behalf was because "She wasn't my type". However they all know better.
Not much is known of Knox's history but it can be infered that he has known and admired Byrne for a long time. Knox is both protective and possessive of Byrne, literally to the knife-point, which results in both the deterioration of their friendship and the destruction of his character.
Name: Lord Fermoy
Age: Mid 60's
Known for: being the Attorney General and a personal friend of Mr Power.
Played by: Edward Woodward
Lord Fermoy is Attorney General and therefore has a lot of power especially within a court room. He is an extremely bitter and ruthless man due to his past experiences. Lord Fermoy sentences Byrne and Strang more harshly than they deserve because he believes it is a way to hurt/punish The Abduction Club and Sir Myles (the club's leader). The reason behind his anger towards The Abduction Club and Sir Myles is revealed when he shares that the woman he once wished to marry was abducted by an Abduction Club, it is later found that that woman is indeed the wife of Sir Myles.