A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.
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 James Kavanagh QC (27 episodes, 1995-2001)
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 Peter Foxcott QC / ... (26 episodes, 1995-2001)
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 Jeremy Aldermarten QC / ... (26 episodes, 1995-2001)
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 Tom Buckley (22 episodes, 1995-2001)
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 Lizzie Kavanagh (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Tom Brodie ...
 Matt Kavanagh (15 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Kate Kavanagh / ... (13 episodes, 1995-2001)
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 Julia Piper / ... (11 episodes, 1995-1997)
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James Kavanagh QC (Queen's Counsel) is one of the top flight barristers in Britain. Each episode has him handling challenging cases and defendants which put his skills to the test regularly. All the while, his family often encounters rough patches that require much of his free time as well. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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British drama at its best
9 August 2004 | by (Roxby Downs, Australia) – See all my reviews

This series is adult British drama at its best. Kavanagh is a lawyer magnificently portrayed by John Thaw and surrounded by a multitude of interesting characters. It never ceases to amaze me that this type of program is able to attract perfect believable actors for even the smallest roles. Many of the cases are thought provoking and the only one I didn't like was the American set "In God We Trust" which came across as well as US programs do when they portray UK situations! The only negative is that some of the video work when light is poor looks rather grainy. This might look good in some situations, but not in the court-rooms. This is a minor criticism. I thoroughly commend the series.


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