The Jewel in the Crown

Season 1 Episode 6

Ordeal by Fire

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 07, 1984 on ITV
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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

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Sarah Neville

Sarah Neville

Sister Prior

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Moti Makan

Moti Makan

Mohammed Baksh

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Rachel Kempson

Rachel Kempson

Lady Manners

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