Trial By Jury

This series follows a fictional court case fought out by real barristers in a real court in front of a real judge as they debate the evidence and reach their verdict in real time.

The barristers are working from a brief just as they would in a real trial. The expert witnesses are real professionals while the accused and the witnesses are played by actors.The jury is made up of 12 ordinary men and women.

The case is followed over five days as they debate the evidence and reach their verdict -  guilty or innocent?

Production Information

Broadcaster: BBC Two

TX Date: August 1998

Format: 3x40

Executive Producer(s):

Nick Catliff

Elizabeth Clough

Presenter(s):

Peter Brook