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The Jewel in the Crown, based upon the Raj Quartet novels by Paul Scott, is a British television serial about the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape. The consequences of this echo through the series. Questions of identity and personal responsibility are explored against a background of war and personal intrigue. The series was produced by Granada Television for the ITV network.

  1. Paul Scott


  2. Irene Shubik


Series Cast

  1. Tim Pigott-Smith

    Tim Pigott-Smith

    Ronald Merrick

    14 Episodes

  2. Geraldine James

    Geraldine James

    Sarah Layton

    14 Episodes

  3. Wendy Morgan

    Susan Layton

    14 Episodes

  4. Judy Parfitt

    Judy Parfitt

    Mildred Layton

    14 Episodes

  5. Rosemary Leach

    Rosemary Leach

    Aunt Fenny

    14 Episodes

  6. Peggy Ashcroft

    Peggy Ashcroft

    Barbie Batchelor

    14 Episodes

  7. Geoffrey Beevers

    Geoffrey Beevers

    Kevin Coley

    14 Episodes

  8. Eric Porter

    Eric Porter

    Dimitri Bronowsky

    14 Episodes

  9. Nicholas Le Prevost

    Nicholas Le Prevost

    Nigel Rowan

    14 Episodes

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The Jewel in the Crown


1984 | 14 Episodes

Season 1 of The Jewel in the Crown premiered on January 9, 1984.

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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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