Series 1 follows Ben Coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out. Series 2 follows Juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband.
Reviews
Popularity
2,969 ( 54)

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2009   2008  
14 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Silk (TV Series 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk.

Stars: Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones, Neil Stuke
The Secret (TV Mini-Series 2016)
Biography | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The Secret is the story of a real-life double murder. James Nesbitt plays Colin Howell, a respectable dentist and pillar of the community, who became a killer in partnership with a Sunday ... See full summary »

Stars: James Nesbitt, Genevieve O'Reilly, Patrick O'Kane
Injustice (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A defense barrister is faced with the proposition: what can you do when you have defended the indefensible?

Stars: James Purefoy, Charlie Creed-Miles, Sasha Behar
Mayday (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mayday in a small town steeped in pagan traditions where the crowning of the May Queen is the highlight of the day until suddenly she goes missing.

Stars: Koko Anglo, Matthew Ashforde, Caroline Berry
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Based on the personal testimonies of many of those most closely involved, Five Daughters recounts the final weeks in the lives of the five young women murdered in Ipswich in 2006.

Stars: Adam Kotz, Juliet Aubrey, Natalie Press
The Guilty (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Lives are torn apart and relationships fractured forever when a four-year-old boy goes missing during a neighbourhood barbecue.

Stars: Arsher Ali, Tom Beard, Darren Boyd
The Field of Blood (TV Series 2011)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Glasgow 1982, a young girl investigates mysterious murders in a world of men.

Stars: Matt Costello, Jayd Johnson, Bronagh Gallagher
Inside Men (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The story of three employees of a security depot who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist.

Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown, Nicola Walker
Code of a Killer (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The story of Alec Jeffreys' discovery of DNA fingerprinting and its first use by DCS David Baker in catching a double murderer.

Stars: John Simm, Anna Madeley, David Threlfall
London Spy (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A chance romance between two men from very different worlds, one from the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service, the other from a world of clubbing and youthful excess, leads into mystery after one of them is found murdered.

Stars: Ben Whishaw, Edward Holcroft, Jim Broadbent
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Chiwetel Ejifor leads an all-star cast in this gritty conspiracy thriller in which he plays a cop searching for the murderer of a crime boss. Detective Inspector Jonah Gabriel returns to ... See full summary »

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Kierston Wareing
Good Cop (TV Series 2012)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

After his best mate and collegue is brutally attacked and killed, Good Cop John Paul Rocksavage seeks revenge on the men who killed him

Stars: Michael Angelis, Warren Brown, Don Gayle
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Ben Coulter (5 episodes, 2008)
...
 Juliet Miller (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 Harry Box (5 episodes, 2008)
...
 Ella Miller (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 Stone / ... (5 episodes, 2008)
...
 Mary Coulter (5 episodes, 2008)
Rupert Procter ...
 Dominic Rose (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 Anna Klein (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 Robert Lloyd (5 episodes, 2008)
...
 Barry Coulter (5 episodes, 2008)
...
 DCI Bill Faber (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 DI Chris Sexton (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 DS Flo Sexton (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 Jack Woolf (5 episodes, 2009)
Nadine Marshall ...
 Norma Fredericks (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 Saul (5 episodes, 2009)
...
 Hooch (5 episodes, 2008)
...
 Alicia Rose / ... (5 episodes, 2009)
Jaye Griffiths ...
 Helen Marlowe (5 episodes, 2008)
...
 Melanie Lloyd / ... (5 episodes, 2008)
...
 Freddie Graham (4 episodes, 2008)
...
 Painter (4 episodes, 2008)
...
 Frances Kapoor / ... (4 episodes, 2008)
John Hodgkinson ...
 Rogers (4 episodes, 2008)
Madeleine Rakic-Platt ...
 Kate Rose (4 episodes, 2009)
...
 Milroy (4 episodes, 2008)
Sam Alexander ...
 PC Jeary (4 episodes, 2008)
...
 Judge Ira (4 episodes, 2008)
...
 Roland Roy (4 episodes, 2008)
...
 Quick (4 episodes, 2008)
...
 Flitcroft (4 episodes, 2008)
Bradley Gardner ...
 Bright (4 episodes, 2008)
Daren Elliott Holmes ...
 Man at Petrol Station / ... (4 episodes, 2008)
Blondell Taylor ...
 Court Clerk (4 episodes, 2008)
Clara Onyemere ...
 PO Jill Laidlaw (4 episodes, 2009)
...
 Joe Miller (3 episodes, 2009)
Ike Hamilton ...
 PC Trussler (3 episodes, 2009)
...
 PO Gibby (3 episodes, 2009)
...
 Drug Dealer (3 episodes, 2009)
...
 Ruddock (3 episodes, 2008)
...
 Felix Crane (3 episodes, 2009)
...
 Nick Holloway (3 episodes, 2009)
...
 Alison Slaughter (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Simon Ticehurst / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Carmen (2 episodes, 2009)
Seroca Davis ...
 Lizzie Smith (2 episodes, 2008)
Ony Uhiara ...
 Lola (2 episodes, 2009)
...
 Hugo Curry (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Desk Sergeant (2 episodes, 2009)
Marsali Stewart ...
 PO Sam Brewer (2 episodes, 2009)
Hugh Hayes ...
 Court Usher (2 episodes, 2009)
Grant Russell ...
 Dr Callaghan / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Court Clerk (2 episodes, 2009)
Jodie McNee ...
 Angela (2 episodes, 2009)
Dominic Letts ...
 Charles Willis / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Jane Grady (2 episodes, 2009)
...
 Stuart Napier (2 episodes, 2008)
Helen Griffin ...
 Katherine (2 episodes, 2009)
Christian Roe ...
 John (2 episodes, 2009)
Clare Burt ...
 Nurse Hulme (2 episodes, 2008)
Naomi Capron ...
 Court Usher / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
Toby Alexander ...
 Joe / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Doctor (2 episodes, 2009)
Davood Ghadami ...
 Josh Hughes (2 episodes, 2009)
Judy Norman ...
 Hart (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Prison Governor (2 episodes, 2009)
...
 Bracewell (2 episodes, 2008)
Helen Schlesinger ...
 Gillian Kent (2 episodes, 2009)

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith. Watch our exclusive celebrity interviews, and tune in to our LIVE show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

Series 1 follows Ben Coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out. Series 2 follows Juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

rear nudity | male nudity | See All (2) »

Taglines:

One man's journey through the criminal justice system of Britain.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 June 2008 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Injustiça Criminal  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(5 parts) | (2 parts) (2011) (season 1) | (total run time)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Night of (2016) is an American remake of this series. See more »

Connections

Featured in Screenwipe: Review of the Year 2008 (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fanfastic start, but later on seems to wander a little into sub-Dickensian territory
7 July 2008 | by (london england) – See all my reviews

This mini-series hits the ground running, the first episode including the sea side scenes and part of the second are just fantastic, but then the drama engages in the ambitious task of analyzing whatever may or may not be wrong with the British penal and judicial system, I praise the intent, but to incorporate seamlessly and successfully this sort of concerns into a drama is not an easy task, we are promised some sort of rigorous examination, but instead of 'Oz' (brutal US prison drama), we get some sort of sub-Dickensian ambiguous horrors, where a lot is promised but very little delivered and there is always a little army of semi-benevolent Artful Dodgers and Fagins to save our hero's day, like Peter Postethwaite's Hooch 'the listener' and David Harewood's master criminal Freddie Graham, the latter does a really good job of injecting true menace in its role. We know we are entering Dickensian territory when Con O'Neill seedy lawyer complete with gotta, bandaged feet and perennial facial stubble appears on the scene, the irony is that he does a wonderful turn and steals every scene in which he appears, it is just that it feels like he had just been wandering out of a Great Expectation set to blunder into the wrong drama by mistake. In the last episode where all ideological concerns need to be shed to wind down the narrative the drama seem able to recreate some of the original dramatic tension of the first part. ON THE WHOLE Highly RECOMMENDED!


16 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?