John Mortimer Presents Sensational British Trials

John Mortimer presents a six-part series dramatising true crimes and trials that shocked the nation.

Episodes

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01The Case Of The Fire In Room 661997111220040527 BT=1330 (BBC7)
20040527 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20040527 (BBC7)
20060109 (BBC7)
20060110 (BBC7)

Sidney Henry Fox was a notorious con man, trickster and swindler, but did he kill his mother? With Simon Treves, Elizabeth Kelly, Stephen Thorne, Sean Baker, Jane Whittenshaw, Ioan Meredith, Sally Baxter, Gavin Muir, Don McCorkindale and Joe Dunlop.

02The Case Of The Deadly Nightcap1997111920040528 BT=1330 (BBC7)
20040528 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20040528 (BBC7)
20060110 (BBC7)
20060111 (BBC7)

dramatised by Michael Butt.

Glasgow society is shaken when the demure and beautiful Madeleine Smith is accused of killing her lover.

Starring Cara Kelly, Tony Osoba, Hilary Lyon, Christian Rodska, Kathleen McGoldrick, Simon Treves, Jane Whittenshaw, Frances Jeater, Joe Dunlop, Terence Edmond and Peter Kenny.