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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.

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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
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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

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10 crimes, 10 lives hanging in the balance.

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Crime | Drama

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Official Sites:

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English

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15 November 2010 (UK) See more »

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Accused - Eine Frage der Schuld See more »

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

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

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Gut-wrenching stories beautifully acted
22 March 2019 | by droberts-67892See all my reviews

Best to watch when your head is in a good place. Well done, Jimmy McGovern. And thank you, Acorn, for the best monthly $5 I've ever spent :-)


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