A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.
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Series cast summary:
John Thaw ...  James Kavanagh QC 27 episodes, 1995-2001
Oliver Ford Davies ...  Peter Foxcott QC / ... 26 episodes, 1995-2001
Nicholas Jones ...  Jeremy Aldermarten QC / ... 26 episodes, 1995-2001
Cliff Parisi ...  Tom Buckley 22 episodes, 1995-2001
Lisa Harrow ...  Lizzie Kavanagh 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Tom Brodie Tom Brodie ...  Matt Kavanagh 15 episodes, 1995-1999
Daisy Bates ...  Kate Kavanagh 13 episodes, 1995-2001
Anna Chancellor ...  Julia Piper / ... 11 episodes, 1995-1997
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James Kavanagh QC (Queen's Counsel) is one of the top flight barristers in Britain. Each episode has him handling challenging cases and defendants which put his skills to the test regularly. All the while, his family often encounters rough patches that require much of his free time as well. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

3 January 1995 (UK) See more »

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Entertaining. Good drama in it's day.
22 June 2016 | by tony chambersSee all my reviews

I had not seen this series before today.The first episode whilst not outstanding was well worth watching, decently acted and entertaining. However I couldn't help but note that no less than six of the actors had previously appeared with John Thaw as central characters in separate episodes of Inspector Morse:- George Costigan - The infernal serpent, Phyllis Logan - The daughters of Cain, Holly Aired - Last bus to Woodstock, John Shrapnal - Death is now my neighbour, Lisa Harrow - Sins of the father and Oliver Ford Davies - Second time around. There may have been others I had not spotted. I wonder if Thaw was instrumental in selecting the cast based upon their performances in the crime series.


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