The Brief

  • 2006
  • TV Show
  • None

A barrister tackles various legal cases while trying to court a married woman and pay off his mounting debt in this British series.

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A Sort of Love Season 1, Episode 4 May 16, 2004 Subscription

Events take a dramatic turn when Polly finally leaves her husband, and Henry takes on the appeal of a man involved in a bizarre sex triangle with his girlfriend and a younger man. Peter McKee was almost certainly wrongly convicted of murder but as a newly born-again Christian with a law degree, he proves to be a formidably difficult client.

Children Season 1, Episode 3 May 9, 2004 Subscription

Henry Farmer is persuaded to prosecute a psychopathic twelve-year-old in a gripping murder trial involving several children. He gets a taste of his own medicine by coming up against devious defense barrister Marcel Crane and soon comes to realize his own child witnesses may be less than innocent.

So Long Samantha Season 1, Episode 2 May 2, 2004 Subscription

Henry Farmer's search for truth and justice has him risking a misconduct charge when he takes up the cause of obsessive father Costas Nicolaou who is convinced his daughter was raped and murdered at a party in the Far East. Henry's love affair with Polly is complicated by an unexpectedly friendly meeting with her MP husband, and his working relationship with beautiful solicitor Amena Laing.

Road to Hell Season 1, Episode 1 Apr 25, 2004 Subscription

Good-natured but unconventional barrister Henry Farmer takes on an unwinnable murder case as his life falls apart around him. Saddled with alimony and gambling debts, he is tempted into taking on too much work by his scheming senior clerk Ray Scanlon.

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  • Premiered: July 17, 2006
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A barrister tackles various legal cases while trying to court a married woman and pay off his mounting debt in this British series. (more)

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