Garrow's Law (2009– )

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Garrow's Law is the true tale of William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.

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 William Garrow (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lady Sarah Hill (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Sir Arthur Hill / ... (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Silvester (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Judge Buller (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 John Southouse / ... (11 episodes, 2009-2011)
Anthony Bowers ...
 Court Clerk (8 episodes, 2009-2011)
Stephen Boxer ...
 Lord Melville (7 episodes, 2009-2011)
Vander McLeod ...
 Constable, Gallery Member / ... (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
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Garrow's Law is the true tale of barrister William Garrow, who acted as council for the accused, introducing the 'innocent until proven guilty' theory to London's Old Bailey. Guided by mentor Southouse and driven by the affections of a married woman, Garrow goes against the judicial system, changing the path of law and order forever. Written by Christopher Downie

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Andrew Buchan (Garrow) and Lyndsey Marshal (Lady Sarah) would remain in character between takes, even if only for their own amusement. See more »

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Excellent Series. Unfortunately, Too Short
16 April 2010 | by (Nova Scotia, Canada) – See all my reviews

This series is clever and thought-provoking. The period dress and the way that court was conducted are historically accurate and fascinating. As well as the serious cases which are considered, there are the humorous incidents which help to balance the series.

Many British period dramas focus on the upper class folk. This one, by contrast, brings us face to face with the working class, with their appalling living conditions, clothing and poor hygiene.

Our hero is based upon a real-life figure, William Garrow (1760-1840). He is idealistic, trying to make the law work for those who are unable to help themselves. Thanks to him, many of the rights we now take for granted, came to be accepted.

There are just four episodes of this fine series. I hope that the BBC will see fit to make more, as there is a lot more to be said.

As of November, 2010, I am delighted to report that continuing episodes of Garrow's Law are currently being broacast in the UK!


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