The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, and the consequences of this echo through the series. Questions of identity and personal responsibility are explored against a background of war and personal intrigue. Written by
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All the exteriors of India were shot on location in India, but all the interiors of the Indian buildings were shot some six months later and 5000 miles away in the studios of Granada TV in Manchester, causing continuity problems because some of the cast had put on or lost weight in the meantime. See more
Capt. Ronald Merrick
Are you one of those people who think that if you teach an Indian the rules of cricket he'll become an English gentleman?
Hardly sir. I know quite a few English gentlemen who play cricket brilliantly but are absolute shits.