The Jewel in the Crown

  • 1984
  • 1 Season
  • 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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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 `Masterpiece Theatre.' The year before, it won a British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) Award.

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