The story of an Irish doctor in an English seaside town in the 1950s who was accused of murdering many of his elderly patients.
Did You Know?
The prosecutor in the real-life case was Sir Reginald Manningham-Buller, who was also a prominent (and notoriously reactionary) member of the Conservative government of the day. The journalist Bernard Levin famously nicknamed him "Sir Reginald Bullying-Manner", as is mentioned in this TV play; the play does not depict him flatteringly. See more