The Jewel in the Crown

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  • Season 1
    • The Division of Spoils
      9/22/15
      0.0
      What begins with a rape ends with a murder as the story concludes amid the turmoil of the final days of the British raj. Charles Dance. Sarah: Geraldine James. Merrick: Tim Pigott-Smith. Ahmed: Derrick Branche.
    • 4/3/84
      8.3
      The truth about the circumstances surrounding the death of Captain Merrick is finally revealed to Guy Peron.
    • Pandora's Box
      Pandora's Box
      Episode 13
      9/15/15
      0.0
      Guy Perron, now a history lecturer at Cambridge, returns to India to observe the final days of British rule. Guy Perron, now a history lecturer at Cambridge, returns to India to observe the final days of British rule. He discovers on his return that Merrick did marry Susan but later died in a riding accident. However, Nigel Rowan reveals that Merrick was actually murdered...moreless
    • The Moghul Room
      The Moghul Room
      Episode 12
      9/27/15
      0.0
      Part 12. Guy (Charles Dance) learns that Merrick has gained access to Susan's psychiatric records. Sarah: Geraldine James. Nigel: Nicholas le Prevost. Merrick: Tim Pigott-Smith.
    • The Moghul Room
      Episode 12
      3/20/84
      8.3
      Captain Merrick is recalled to Delhi, just as news about the war ending reaches Pankot.
    • Travelling Companions
      9/20/15
      0.0
      Part 11. En route to Pankot, Merrick and Perron (Tim Pigott-Smith, Charles Dance) encounter Nigel Rowan, who seems to have information about Merrick's past. Col. Layton: Frederick Treves.
    • 3/13/84
      8.5
      Sarah and Guy have met in Bombay and on August 6 1945, Barbie lies in hospital in Ranpur as Sarah and her Father travel to Pankot for his home-coming. There are other travellers too, who make the journey north: two old school fellows and a recently promoted Lt Colonel. A number of questions need to be answered too, about loyalty; whether Merrick has finally met his match in Guy and whether it is time for another marriage.moreless
    • An Evening at the Maharanee's
      9/20/15
      0.0
      Part 10. In Bombay, Sarah and Merrick (Tim Pigott-Smith) attend the party of a maharani, whose other guests include Bronowsky (Eric Porter) and Ahmed (Derrick Branche).
    • The Towers of Silence
      9/20/15
      0.0
      Part 9. Barbie (Peggy Ashcroft) has two strange encounters---one at Captain Coley's house and the other at Rose Cottage. Mildred: Judy Parfitt. Merrick: Tim Pigott-Smith. Sarah: Geraldine James.
    • The Day of the Scorpion
      9/13/15
      0.0
      Drama series set during the last days of the British Raj. Sarah meets Count Bronowsky and the two of them discuss Ronald Merrick. Barbie Batchelor is having problems staying in Rose Cottage.
    • Daughters of the Regiment
      9/26/15
      0.0
      The classic drama series set during the last days of the British Raj, when the sun finally set on the British Empire. Major Jimmy Clark takes Sarah Layton out on the town in Calcutta, but it transpires that he has seriously misjudged her. Barbie Batchelor becomes worried about Mabel Layton when she hears her talking in her sleep.moreless
    • 2/14/84
      8.3
      Sarah travels to Calcutta to visit Captain Merrick, who is recovering from a wound. She later meets a man named Jimmy Clark, who forces her to re-think the way that she lives her life.
    • Ordeal by Fire
      Ordeal by Fire
      Episode 6
      9/26/15
      0.0
      The classic drama series set during the last days of the British Raj, a time of racial tension, stifling etiquette and suppressed desires. Teddy Bingham is killed in the Burmese jungle by the Japanese, while Captain Merrick, although injured, survives. Bingham's widow decides to visit Merrick in a Calcutta hospital to find out the truth behind Teddy's death.moreless
    • Ordeal by Fire
      Episode 6
      2/7/84
      8.3
      Teddie Bingham is killed in action in Burma. His widow, Susan Layton, now pregnant, persuades Sarah to go to Calcutta to visit Ronald Merrick, who was severely wounded trying to save Bingham's life. While there, Sarah meets, Jimmy Clark, a young officer who seduces her to prove how flimsy her noble values are. Back at home, the Layton's great-grandmother confesses a gallant act of rebellion following an infamous British massacre of unarmed Indian civilians.moreless
    • 9/20/15
      0.0
      Part 5. Hari Kumar's aunt (Kamini Kaushal) accosts Merrick at the train station. Sarah: Geraldine James. Mildred: Judy Parfitt. Susan: Wendy Morgan.
    • Incidents at a Wedding
      9/13/15
      0.0
      The car carrying Teddie and his new best man is stoned en route to the wedding.
    • 1/24/84
      8.0
      Ronald Merrick is best man at Teddie Bingham's upper crust wedding to Susan Layton. Susan's sister, Sarah, does not believe in British rule. Her scandalous rendezvous with an Indian man causes a furor in the Layton household. Meanwhile, Lady Manners persuades the Governor to review the evidence against Hari Kumar. During the examination, Hari reveals shocking information about Merrick's treatment of him during his interrogation. Finally the news of death shatters the lives of Hari and Susan.moreless
    • Questions of Loyalty
      9/26/15
      0.0
      Lady Manners reads Daphne's journal describing her relationship with Hari Kumar. Meanwhile, her house guests are preparing for Morgan's wedding to army officer Teddie Bingham.
    • The Bibighar Gardens
      9/26/15
      0.0
      Part 2. Searching for Daphne (Susan Wooldridge), police superintendent Merrick calls at the home of Hari Kumar (Art Malik). Lili: Zohra Segal. Sister Ludmila: Matyelak Griggs.
    • 1/10/84
      9.0
      Jealousy and circumstance weave together. Daphne Manners is pregnant, and Hari Kumar languishes in jail on a charge of rape. Unrequited in his love for Daphne, Superintendent Ronald Merrick vents his frustration on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Later, Daphne gives birth at Aunt Lady Manner's estate in Kashmir. There, neighbour Mildred Layton is preparing for the wedding of her daughter Susan to Indian Army Officer Teddy Bingham, who has a new roommate just reassigned to the military: Ronald Merrick.moreless
    • Crossing the River
      9/26/15
      0.0
      A 14-part series depicting social unrest during the twilight of the British raj in India. The opener introduces Englishwoman Daphne Manners (Susan Wooldridge), Hari Kumar, an English-educated Indian; and police superintendent Ronald Merrick (Tim Pigott-Smith).
    • 1/9/84
      8.5
      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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