The Jewel in the Crown

Season 1 Episode 1

Crossing the River

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 09, 1984 on ITV
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Crossing the River
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Permeated by the political tension of the unsettled era. Crossing the River opens in February 1942. The Japanese Army has conquered Burma and is threatening to invade neighboring India. Ghandi is calling on the British to "Quit India". In the town of Maypore, Police Superintendent Ronald Merrrick arrests a young Indian news reporter suspected of subversion, Hari Kumar. Meanwhile, on the other side of the river that divides the city and the cultures, Daphne Manners arrives from England. It is the start of a chain of events binding English and Indians in a web of love, tragedy and death.moreless

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Susan Wooldridge

Susan Wooldridge

Daphne Manners

Guest Star

Om Puri

Om Puri

Mr De Souza

Guest Star

Rowena Cooper

Rowena Cooper

Connie White

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Art Malik

Art Malik

Hari Kumar

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