Series 2

Pioneering eighteenth century barrister William Garrow returns to the Old Bailey to champion the rights of prisoners against the power of the State, making powerful enemies along the way.

  • Episode 4

    4/4 Garrow finds himself in the dock, where he must fight for his honour and his future.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2010

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  • Episode 3

    3/4 Garrow uses the case of a British sailor to attack The Admiralty.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2010

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  • Episode 2

    2/4 Garrow defends a man accused of sodomy, a capital offence in Georgian England.

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2010

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  • Episode 1

    1/4 Garrow challenges the slave trade when 133 African prisoners are thrown off a slave ship.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2010

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Episode 4

4/4 Garrow finds himself in the dock, where he must fight for his honour and his future.

Mon 6 Dec 2010 23:00 BBC HD

See all previous episodes from Garrow's Law

  • BBC TV blog

    BBC TV blog

    Tony Marchant, the creator and writer of Garrow's Law, discusses the difficult balancing act involved in making the series "historically accurate but dramatically compelling at the same time."

    Read Tony Marchant's post on the BBC TV blog
  • The real cases behind Garrow's Law

    The real cases behind Garrow's Law

    Garrow’s Law aims to give viewers a window on life in late eighteenth century legal London.

    Mark Pallis, Garrow's Law consultant on legal and historical matters, tells us more about the real cases and events that inspired each episode.

    Inspirations: Episode 1, Series 2

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