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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Andrew Buchan ...  William Garrow 12 episodes, 2009-2011
Lyndsey Marshal ...  Lady Sarah Hill 12 episodes, 2009-2011
Rupert Graves ...  Sir Arthur Hill / ... 12 episodes, 2009-2011
Aidan McArdle ...  Silvester 12 episodes, 2009-2011
Michael Culkin ...  Judge Buller 12 episodes, 2009-2011
Alun Armstrong ...  John Southouse / ... 11 episodes, 2009-2011
Anthony Bowers Anthony Bowers ...  Court Clerk 8 episodes, 2009-2011
Stephen Boxer ...  Lord Melville 7 episodes, 2009-2011
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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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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Закон Гарроу See more »

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1.78 : 1
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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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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.65 (2011) See more »

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Wonderful series
1 March 2011 | by mc3744See all my reviews

I totally agree with the previous review. A funny and interesting series, with very good acting and, as usual for Acorn productions, a very good portray of the period. The only pity is that it is quite short all in all. I could have watched much more. Can't wait to see season 2. I particularly enjoyed the historical side of it. I had little knowledge on how the anglo-saxon law system evolved. I found I learnt something knew while enjoying the show. I have only one small concern on the veracity of Garrow's opponents, they all seem to be quite inept at law. I wonder if it is accurate and reflects the fact that they've never been challenged before or if it is mostly in the interest of the show.


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