Defending the Guilty

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  • Premiered: Sep 2018
  • Episodes: 7
  • Followers: 23
  • Rank #5359
  • Running
  • BBC Two
  • Tuesday at 10


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Season 1 Discuss
Air date
Sep 19, 2018
Will Packham is an idealistic pupil barrister - or idealistic for now. His clients are at least as guilty as sin. His pupilmaster Caroline thinks he is a gutless snowflake. His fellow .. show full overview
Episode 1
Air date
Sep 19, 2018
Will is a pupil barrister. His boss doesn't respect him, his clients are all guilty, and he is fighting for his job. He is starting to wonder if he has got what it takes.
Episode 2
Air date
Sep 24, 2019
As Will grapples with whether to tell his girlfriend about his recent indiscretion, his new-found notoriety throws up a juicy opportunity. Meanwhile, Caroline wonders how much to let the jury know about a particularly unappealing client.
Episode 3
Air date
Oct 01, 2019
Caroline and Will take on a last-minute case, only to find themselves in a battle with the clock, a skittish victim, and an underfunded system to bring a horrible criminal to justice. .. show full overview
Episode 4
Air date
Oct 08, 2019
A series of odd incidents on the Tube lands Caroline and Will with a hard-to-read client. Harmless crank or weirdo perv? Meanwhile, Ashley is making political moves, and Will tries to get to know Caroline better, only to wish he hadn’t.
Episode 5
Air date
Oct 15, 2019
Chambers is putting the pupils through their paces in a professionally acted mock trial. Will learns the brutal art of cross-examination from Caroline - only to find it’s a skill he needs in his personal life too.
Episode 6
Air date
Oct 22, 2019
It’s the day the pupils get ‘on their feet': addressing a court for the first time. But Will is reeling from the break-up of his relationship - and wondering whether the law is really for him.

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