The Brief (2004– )

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Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win.

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 Henry Farmer (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
Steven Alvey ...
 Paul Bracewell (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Maureen Tyler (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Ray Scanlon (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Cleo Steyn (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
Edward Petherbridge ...
 Gillespie (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Ben Halliwell (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
Camilla Power ...
 Millie (4 episodes, 2005)
Zara Turner ...
 Polly Graham (4 episodes, 2004)
George Innes ...
 Jack (4 episodes, 2004)
Frank Mills ...
 Alfie (4 episodes, 2004)
Will Knightley ...
 Gerry Graham (3 episodes, 2004)
Andy de la Tour ...
 Malcol Tebbott / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
Bill Moody ...
 Symons / ... (3 episodes, 2004-2005)
Clive Merrison ...
 Jimmy Colina / ... (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Zak Farmer (2 episodes, 2005)
Miles Richardson ...
 Humphrey Blunt QC / ... (2 episodes, 2004)
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Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win.

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