Season 14, Episode 8 The Jewel in the Crown

First Aired: December 16, 1984

The British raj is evoked in "The Jewel in the Crown," a 14-part series focusing on British and Indian characters caught up in matters of class and color. Part 1 introduces Daphne Manners (Susan Wooldridge), an Englishwoman; Hari Kumar (Art Malik), an English-educated Indian; and Ronald Merrick (Tim Pigott-Smith), a suspicious police superintendent.

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 E… (more)

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