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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970822]

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents five maverick courtroom dramas.

1: Fruit-Flavoured Mincing Heap of Mother Love. The critic, Connor of the Mirror, got into trouble when he implied that Liberace was a homosexual. Dramatised by Matthew Solon Producer Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970822]

Unknown: Manuel Barca

Unknown: Mother Love.

Dramatised By: Matthew Solon

Producer: Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970829]

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents five maverick courtroom dramas which created a sensation in their day, dramatised by Matthew Solon. They Filled Themselves Like Tanks with Whiskey. Three top Labour politicians - Bevan, Phillips and Crossman - were accused of being drunk at a conference in Venice. They sued to save their reputations. Producer Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970829]

Unknown: Manuel Barca

Dramatised By: Matthew Solon.

Producer: Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970905]

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents five courtroom dramas which created a sensation in their day, dramatised by Matthew Solon.

3: 1 Have Not the Right to Be Your Wife MGM's film Rasputin, the Mad Monk left little to the imagination. When a character based on Princess Youssoupoff was raped in the film, the princess decided to sue. Producer Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970905]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970912]

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents five maverick courtroom dramas. Dramatised by Chris Miller. 4: A Pot of Paint. In a pamphlet,

Ruskin accused Whistler of "flinging a pot of paint in the public's face" when he exhibited his Nocturne in Black and Gold. In the trial that ensued, arguments were used that still apply today.

Producers Louise Greenberg. Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970912]

Unknown: Manuel Barca

Dramatised By: Chris Miller.

Producers: Louise Greenberg.

Producers: Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970919]

Barrister Manuel Barca presents the last of five courtroom dramas which created a sensation in their day. Dramatised by Chris Miller.

This I Cannot Forget. In his bestseller Exodus, Leon Uris mentioned a prisoner-doctor at Auschwitz who performed surgical "experiments" without anaesthetic. The doctor sued. Producers Louise Greenberg and Matt Thompson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970919]

Unknown: Manuel Barca

Dramatised By: Chris Miller.

Unknown: Leon Uris

Producers: Louise Greenberg

Producers: Matt Thompson

A01Fruit-flavoured Mincing Heap Of Mother Love19970822

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents the five maverick courtroom dramas which created a sensation in their day, dramatised by Matthew Solon.

`Fruit-Flavoured Mincing Heap of Mother Love'.

Cassandra was the nickname given to the vicious but brilliant critic, Connor of the Mirror.

But he bit off more than he could chew when he implied that Liberace was a homosexual.

A02They Filled Themselves Like Tanks With Whiskey19970829

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents five maverick courtroom dramas which created a sensation in their day, dramatised by Matthew Solon.

`They Filled Themselves like Tanks with Whiskey'.

Three top Labour politicians - Bevan, Phillips and Crossman - were accused of being drunk at a conference in Venice.

They sued to save their reputations.

A03I Have Not The Right To Be Your Wife19970905

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents five maverick courtroom dramas which created a sensation in their day, dramatised by Matthew Solon.

`I Have Not the Right to Be Your Wife'.

MGM's film `Rasputin, the Mad Monk' left little to the imagination.

Princess Youssoupoff inspired one of the characters and was raped in the film.

She sued.

A04A Pot Of Paint19970912

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents five maverick courtroom dramas which created a sensation in their day, dramatised by Chris Miller.

4: `A Pot of Paint'.

In a pamphlet which was circulated amongst artists and patrons, Ruskin accused Whistler of ``flinging a pot of paint in the public's face'' when he exhibited his `Nocturne in Black and Gold'.

In the trial that ensued, arguments were used that still apply today.

A05 LASTThis I Cannot Forget19970919

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents the last of five maverick courtroom dramas which created a sensation in their day.

Dramatised by Chris Miller.

`This I Cannot Forget'.

In his bestseller, `Exodus', Leon Uris mentioned by name a prisoner-doctor at Auschwitz who performed experiments in surgery without anaesthetic.

The doctor sued and both won and lost his case.

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By: Edward Wooll

Starring: John Boxer/Patrick Barr/Hamlyn Benson/Wilfrid Carter.