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Season 20, Episode 14 Trial by Fire

First Aired: February 24, 2000

“Trial by Fire,” a disturbing psychological thriller about a prosecutor (Juliet Stevenson) and her police chief-lover (Jim Carter) who are at odds over a murder case in a London suburb. The victim: an adulterous woman. Police zero in on her lover, her daughter's poetry teacher (Dominic Mafham), quickly---perhaps too quickly. Based on a novel by Frances Fyfield. Christine Manning: Jane Gurnett. William Featherstone: Kevin Knapman. Evie Blundell: Polly Findlay. John Blundell: James Laurenson..

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  • Premiered: February 5, 1980
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: Whodunits, courtroom dramas and suspense tales make up this often brilliant anthology. It features adaptations of tales by myriad classic mystery writers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Dick Francis and John Mortimer, with such notable figu… (more)

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