The Jewel in the Crown

The Jewel in the Crown (1984)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Creator: Paul Scott, Irene Shubik
  • First Air Date: 1984-01-09
  • Last Air Date: 1984-04-03
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 14
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: Granada Television
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: ITV1
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A sweeping drama about the ruling and ruled classes of World War II India, the story begins with an unjust arrest for rape. The consequences of this arrest echo throughout the series with questions of identity and personal responsibility being explored against a background of war and personal intrigue.

  • Keywords: rape, based on novel or book, world war ii, miniseries, india, period drama, 1940s, british raj
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    The Jewel in the Crown Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1984-01-09
    14 Episodes

    The Jewel in the Crown Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Crossing the River120 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Bibighar Gardens120 min
    Season 1Episode 3Questions of Loyalty120 min
    Season 1Episode 4Incidents at a Wedding120 min
    Season 1Episode 5The Regimental Silver120 min
    Season 1Episode 6Ordeal by Fire120 min
    Season 1Episode 7Daughters of the Regiment120 min
    Season 1Episode 8The Day of the Scorpion120 min
    Season 1Episode 9The Towers of Silence120 min
    Season 1Episode 10An Evening at the Maharanee's120 min
    Season 1Episode 11Travelling Companions120 min
    Season 1Episode 12The Moghul Room120 min
    Season 1Episode 13Pandora's Box120 min
    Season 1Episode 14The Division of the Spoils120 min
    • Geraldine James

      as Sarah Layton
    • Art Malik

      as Hari Kumar
    • Tim Pigott-Smith

      as Ronald Merrick
    • Wendy Morgan

      as Susan Layton
    • Judy Parfitt

      as Mildred Layton
    • Rosemary Leach

      as Aunt Fenny
    • Peggy Ashcroft

      as Barbie Batchelor
    • Geoffrey Beevers

      as Kevin Coley
    • Eric Porter

      as Dimitri Bronowsky
    • Nicholas Le Prevost

      as Nigel Rowan
    • Derrick Branche

      as Ahmed Kasim
    • Charles Dance

      as Guy Perron
    • Rachel Kempson

      as Lady Manners
    • Susan Wooldridge

      as Daphne Manners
    • Saeed Jaffrey

      as Ahmed Ali Gaffur Kasim Bahadur, the Nawab of Mirat
    • Om Puri

      as Mr de Souza
    • Karan Kapoor

      as Colin Lindsey
    Production Christopher Morahan Producer
    Production Denis Forman Executive Producer
    Production Milly Preece Producer
    Writing Paul Scott Writer
    Camera Ray Goode Director of Photography
    Writing Irene Shubik Writer
    Production Milly Preece Associate Producer
    Sound George Fenton Music
    Editing Edward Mansell Editor
    Writing Ken Taylor Writer