The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, and the consequences of this echo through the series. Questions of identity and personal responsibility are explored against a background of war and personal intrigue.
Did You Know?
Tim Pigott-Smith (Ronald Merrick) and Geraldine James (Sarah Layton) both had roles in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland." They played Lord & Lady Ascot, Alice's future in-laws. James also had a role in another drama based in India, with a role in "Ghandi." See more
[looks at Perron's shoulder-tabs
Tell me what this stands for - AEC?
Capt. Ronald Merrick
Army Education Corps.
I see. Tell me - how does one educate an army?
One tries to see to it that it doesn't get bored.