The black sheep of the Argyll family, Jack Argyll, was accused of murdering their matriarch a year ago, but now a man shows up on their doorstep claiming Jack’s innocence. The family must come to terms with this news and the fact that the real killer might still be among them.

Series Cast

  1. Bill Nighy

    Bill Nighy

    Leo Argyll

    3 Episodes

  2. Anthony Boyle

    Anthony Boyle

    Jack Argyll

    3 Episodes

  3. Anna Chancellor

    Anna Chancellor

    Rachel Argyll

    3 Episodes

  4. Morven Christie

    Morven Christie

    Kirsten Lindstrom

    3 Episodes

  5. Crystal Clarke

    Crystal Clarke

    Tina Argyll

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Ordeal by Innocence

Season 1

2018 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Ordeal by Innocence premiered on April 1, 2018.

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Ordeal by Innocence
Ordeal by Innocence



Status Ended


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  • TV-MA


    This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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