Lady Sarah Steps In

At the Old Bailey, Judge Buller sits on the bench listening as Constable Yardley gives evidence against Annie Christie, she's accused of theft. Garrow reads a newspaper, only half-listening. Silvester asks if there were any other things found after the Constable's search.

The Constable holds up a key and reveals it opens the Prosecutor's door. Annie looks defeated. Garrow jumps to her defence, he can act as "amicus curiae" or "friend of the court". The Constable maintains the Prosecutor's key was "eaten up with rust".

Garrow argues there is no reliable evidence to whom it belonged to or what door it opened. The jury is unsympathetic to Annie but she’s saved by Lady Sarah who declares that she will speak on her behalf. Garrow is very pleased to see her.


Role Contributor
GarrowAndrew Buchan
SouthouseAlun Armstrong
Lady SarahLyndsey Marshal
Sir ArthurRupert Graves
SilvesterAidan McArdle
Judge BullerMichael Culkin
Constable YardleySteven McNicoll
Court ClerkAnthony Bowers
Annie ChristieCharlene Boyd
Mary ChristieVictoria Balnaves
Peter GilbertBenedict Sandiford
Hugh GilbertMartin Savage
Gustavas VassaDanny Sapani
James KelsallColin Tierney
Captain CollingwoodJasper Britton
Robert StubbsTony Maudsley
Lord MelvilleStephen Boxer
John FarmerAnton Lesser
DirectorAshley Pearce
ProducerNick Pitt
WriterTony Marchant

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