The Jewel in the Crown

  • 1984
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

An epic 14-hour dramatization of the twilight of British rule in India, told from the often-intertwined points of view of rulers and the ruled. Based on Paul Scott's `Raj Quartet' novels (and made not long after Hollywood had success with `Gandhi' and `A Passage to India'), the miniseries won an Emmy and a Peabody Award following its airing on `Masterpi (more…)

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The Jewel in the Crown
Stunning, award-winning drama set in India during the Second World War and the independence riots.
The Jewel in the Crown
Stunning, award-winning drama set in India during the Second World War and the independence riots.

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  • Premise: An epic 14-hour dramatization of the twilight of British rule in India, told from the often-intertwined points of view of rulers and the ruled. Based on Paul Scott's `Raj Quartet' novels (and made not long after Hollywood had success with `Gandhi' and `A P… (more)

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