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Judge Rinder’s Crown Court

  • Episode: 

    2 of 2

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Fri 15 Dec 2017
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 50 2017 : Sat 09 Dec - Fri 15 Dec
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  • Status: 

    Last in series
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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 2
The second of this two part series hears from the defence witnesses, as they give evidence to clear James Byron, a man accused of murdering his wife. They’ll paint a picture of the victim as a fragile and complex character, how she’d cried wolf many times before, and importantly hear from the defendant himself.
But was this murder, or was it a tragic accident or even suicide? It’s up to the viewers to decide.
Judge Rinder guides viewers through this complex legal case before the verdict of the original jury in the case that inspired the story - but did viewers come to the same conclusion?