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
Did You Know?
Tim Pigott-Smith (Ronald Merrick) and Geraldine James (Sarah Layton) both had roles in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland." They played Lord & Lady Ascot, Alice's future in-laws. James also had a role in another drama based in India, with a role in "Ghandi." 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.