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Created by Jimmy McGovern, each episode of this series examines a person who is accused of a crime and what led them to end up in the Dock.

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Series cast summary:
Michael Maloney ...  Judge 4 episodes, 2012
Andrew Readman ...  Prosecuting Barrister / ... 4 episodes, 2010-2012
Chord Melodic ...  Clerk of Court / ... 4 episodes, 2010-2012
Rosina Carbone Rosina Carbone ...  Defence Barrister / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2012
Robert Sheehan ...  Stephen Cartwright 2 episodes, 2012
John Bishop ...  Peter Cartwright 2 episodes, 2012
Thomas Brodie-Sangster ...  Jake Murray 2 episodes, 2012
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This anthology series written by Jimmy McGovern follows various characters as they await a verdict on their trial and reflect on how they came to be accused. Each of the episodes follows a different central character, with Christopher Eccleston, Benjamin Smith, Juliet Stevenson, Olivia Colman, Sean Bean, Sheridan Smith and Anne-Marie Duff among the actors to step into the dock. Written by allison2099

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10 crimes, 10 lives hanging in the balance.

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Crime | Drama

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

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UK

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English

Release Date:

15 November 2010 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Accused - Eine Frage der Schuld See more »

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Christopher Eccleston was in another Jimmy McGovern series, Cracker (1993). See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.155 (2012) See more »

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Blown away!!!
23 March 2019 | by Majikat76See all my reviews

I can't believe it took me so long to find this series!!!

This is what happens when top writers and some of Britain's most impressive actors emotional involve themselves into making great drama.

What a theme! That on paper, through the courts, there is simply a charge and a decision, without the truth behind the who's, what's, when's and why's.

One of the best dramas to date!


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