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Judge Rinder’s Crown Court

  • Episode: 

    1 of 2

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Fri 08 Dec 2017
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 49 2017 : Sat 02 Dec - Fri 08 Dec
  • Channel: 

    ITV
  • Status: 

    New
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Series overview
 
Crown Court, the iconic courtroom drama of of the seventies and eighties is back on our screens after a thirty-year hiatus with a brand new case, presided over by Judge Rinder.
 
Originally running for over 800 episodes, this classic series featured the good and the great of British acting talent from Colin Firth to Ben Kingsley, Bob Hoskins and Alison Steadman to name just a few.
 
Now the court is ready to be sworn-in again, with a shocking new two-part murder trial inspired by a real-life arsenic poisoning.
 
Episode 1
 
The first of this two part series hears from the prosecution witnesses as they give evidence against James Byron, a man accused of murdering his wife. The doctors, police, friends and family members will paint a picture of an adulterous, callous man with a penchant for poison – but was this murder, or was it a tragic accident or even suicide?
 
Judge Rinder guides viewers through this complex legal case, then they decide…