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Masterpiece Episode: "The Jury"

Season 32, Episode 16
Episode Synopsis: “The Jury.” In Part 1 of this four-part drama, 12 men and women deliberate on the fate of a Sikh teenager accused of killing a schoolmate while they wrestle with their own problems when they're not in London's Old Bailey courthouse (where parts of the drama were filmed). Circumstantial evidence in the case is damning, so the defense counsel (Derek Jacobi) has his work cut out for him. Meanwhile, the victim's roughneck brothers are certain that the defendant is guilty, and they let one juror (Nina Sosanya) know it in a very threatening manner.
Original Air Date: Apr 6, 2003
Guest Cast Peter Vaughan: Peter's Father-in-Law Gillian Barge: Eva Prohaska Sylvia Syms: Elsie Beamish Sonnell Dadral: Duvinder Singh Gerard Butler: Johnnie Dunn Helen McCrory: Rose Davies Derek Jacobi: George Cording Stuart Bince: Charles Gore Michael Maloney: Peter Segal Antony Sher: Gerald Lewis Nicholas Farrell: Jeremy Crawford Nina Sosanya: Marcia Thomas

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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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 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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