8.0/10
1,641
8 user 2 critic
Trailer
1:56 | Trailer
Created by Jimmy McGovern, each episode of this series examines a person who is accused of a crime and what led them to end up in the Dock.

Creator:

Jimmy McGovern
Reviews
Popularity
3,280 ( 644)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2012   2010  
6 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Field of Blood (2011–2013)
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
The Street (2006–2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street.

Stars: Timothy Spall, Ger Ryan, Lee Ingleby
Exile (2011)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A father and son story, with a thriller motor. It explores a mystery from the past with a brutal and shocking revelation.

Stars: John Simm, Jim Broadbent, Olivia Colman
The Hour (2011–2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.

Stars: Romola Garai, Ben Whishaw, Dominic West
Broken (TV Series 2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Father Michael, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish who is Modern, maverick, and reassuringly flawed; must be confidant, counsellor and confessor to a congregation ... See full summary »

Stars: Sean Bean, Adrian Dunbar, Fin Campbell
Collision (2009)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The story of a major road accident and a group of people who have never met, but who all share one single defining moment that will change their lives.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Dean Lennox Kelly, Lucy Griffiths
Blood (TV Series 2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Cat Hogan returns to West Meath upon her mother's sudden death - she has an accident at home and died (or was it an accident?). Blood is about old secrets, older betrayals, mind games and the lies family tell each other.

Stars: Adrian Dunbar, Carolina Main, Diarmuid Noyes
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Maloney ...  Judge 4 episodes, 2012
Andrew Readman ...  Prosecuting Barrister / ... 4 episodes, 2010-2012
Chord Melodic ...  Clerk of Court / ... 4 episodes, 2010-2012
Rosina Carbone Rosina Carbone ...  Defence Barrister / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2012
Robert Sheehan ...  Stephen Cartwright 2 episodes, 2012
John Bishop ...  Peter Cartwright 2 episodes, 2012
Thomas Brodie-Sangster ...  Jake Murray 2 episodes, 2012
Edit

Storyline

This anthology series written by Jimmy McGovern follows various characters as they await a verdict on their trial and reflect on how they came to be accused. Each of the episodes follows a different central character, with Christopher Eccleston, Benjamin Smith, Juliet Stevenson, Olivia Colman, Sean Bean, Sheridan Smith and Anne-Marie Duff among the actors to step into the dock. Written by allison2099

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

10 crimes, 10 lives hanging in the balance.

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 2010 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Accused - Eine Frage der Schuld See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Both Christopher Eccleston and Peter Capaldi have played The Doctor in BBC's TV series 'Doctor Who' (2005) See more »

Connections

Featured in The One Show: Episode #7.125 (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wish there were more seasons
15 December 2017 | by moon_creatureSee all my reviews

This series is not light, it's heavy, there is pretty much no comic relief... The acting is excellent, the story-lines often gut wrenching reflecting on the real trials of being human, making bad mistakes and the like. It sounds like a downer, and it might be for some. I watched this for the first time on flix a couple of years ago, and basically binged through both seasons. Saw it again this year, and it's still completely riveting. If you are looking for a "cozy BBC mystery" like Miss Marple this isn't it.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed