Sir John Deed, a High Court judge, tries to seek real justice in the cases before him.

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 Judge John Deed (29 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Jo Mills QC (29 episodes, 2001-2007)
Barbara Thorn ...
 Rita 'Coop' Cooper / ... (29 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Sir Ian Rochester (26 episodes, 2001-2007)
Michael Eaves ...
 Brian Harrison / ... (24 episodes, 2001-2007)
Louisa Clein ...
 Charlie Deed (23 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Sir Joseph Channing (23 episodes, 2001-2007)
Caroline Langrishe ...
 Georgina Channing / ... (21 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Sir Monty Everard (20 episodes, 2003-2007)
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 Laurence James (18 episodes, 2001-2006)
T.R. Bowen ...
 Sir Michael Nivan / ... (15 episodes, 2001-2007)
James Barron ...
 Mr. Johnson / ... (14 episodes, 2001-2006)
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Despite the red robe and wig, Judge John Deed is no average high court judge. Good-looking, fit and fifty-something, he has a rakish charm that belies his sharp intellect. His passion for justice and his maverick approach set him at odds with the Lord Chancellor's department. This judge's individual approach too often flies in the face of convention for his own good as he determinedly avoids the traditionalism the system tries to force upon him. Written by Bai

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Judge John Deed: [sentencing the producer of a TV game show after a contestant has died] Celebrity. The pursuit of the talentless, by the mindless. It's become a disease of the twenty-first century. It pollutes our society, and it diminishes all who seek it, and all who worship it. And you must bear some of the responsibility for foisting this empty nonsense onto a gullible public.
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Romancing the Judge
18 September 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A High Court Judge torn between both several lovers (in adultery or otherwise) and the boundaries of justice. For a student of the law almost a text book of cases of likelihood of bias, undue influence, zig-zagging on the straight and narrow and kiss and tell. However, that may well be the reality of major cases. There is no way of escaping the Judge. He is at his best battling with the politicians who would like to stage convictions, mistrials and favoring the cronies of the economy. He is humbled but not humiliated by the women he can't resist. He is brought to modesty by ex-partners, daughters, best friends and those who love him as much as they hate him, without ever being brought to his knees. And the wig does become him as well.


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