The Jewel in the Crown Episode Guide

Episode Guide

  • Season 1 Episode 14: The Division of the Spoil

    Independence draws nearer and the count reveals the strange background to Merrick's murder. Meanwhile, Ahmed disappears after an incident on a train comes to light, leaving Sarah and Perron to do what they can. Last in series, starring Charles Dance

  • Season 1 Episode 13: Pandora's Box

    Guy Perron pays a fact-finding visit to India on the eve of independence and discovers the Nawab still has not announced plans for the future of the country. Drama, starring Charles Dance and Saeed Jaffrey

  • Season 1 Episode 12: The Moghul Room

    Merrick is recalled to Delhi after the Japanese surrender. Perron learns of his blackmail attempt and joins his old friend Rowan at the Summer Pavilion

  • Season 1 Episode 11: Travelling Companions

    Barbie breathes her last in a hospital bed, while the Colonel and Sarah Layton return to Rose Cottage, where they are greeted by shocking news from Hiroshima. Meanwhile, Guy and Rowan set off for Pankot. Drama, starring Peggy Ashcroft, Wendy Morgan and Judy Parfitt

  • Season 1 Episode 10: An Evening at the Maharanee's

    Merrick decides to enlist the help of English intelligence officer Guy Perron in his attempt to root out traitors collaborating with the INA in Germany. Tim Pigott-Smith and Charles Dance star

  • Season 1 Episode 9: The Towers of Silence

    Susan, who is receiving psychiatric help in a nursing home, learns her son has been rescued, and Barbie makes an appalling discovery while visiting Captain Coley. Drama, starring Peggy Ashcroft, Wendy Morgan and Judy Parfitt

  • Season 1 Episode 8: The Day of the Scorpion

    Sarah encounters Count Bronowsky, who is escorting the Nawab's secretary Ahmed Kasim to meet his father. Meanwhile, Barbie Batchelor experiences problems at Rose Cottage. Drama, starring Peggy Ashcroft

  • Season 1 Episode 7: Daughters of the Regiment

    Jimmy Clark takes Sarah Layton out on the town, only to discover he has seriously misjudged her. Mabel tells Barbie what caused her rift with Mildred, and Barbie receives terrible news. Peggy Ashcroft stars

  • Season 1 Episode 6: Ordeal by Fire

    Teddy Bingham is killed by the Japanese in the Burmese jungle and his devastated widow resolves to visit Merrick, who survived the ordeal, in an attempt to find out the truth behind her husband's death. Drama, starring Geraldine James, Tim Pigott-Smith and Nicholas Farrell

  • Season 1 Episode 5: The Regimental Silver

    As Susan and Teddie prepare for their honeymoon, they are accosted at the railway station by Hari Kumar's aunt, who begs for his release. Meanwhile, Merrick apologises to Sarah. Classic serial charting the last days of British rule in India, starring Wendy Morgan, Nicholas Farrell, Tim Pigott-Smith and Art Malik

  • Season 1 Episode 4: Incidents at a Wedding

    Sarah and Teddie's best man falls ill just before they are due to tie the knot, so the odious Merrick is hurriedly drafted in to take his place - and to make matters worse, their wedding car is stoned on the way to the church. Meanwhile, Daphne's pregnancy ends in tragedy. Drama charting the last days of British rule in India, starring Susan Wooldridge, Geraldine James, Nicholas Farrell and Tim Pigott-Smith

  • Season 1 Episode 3: Questions of Loyalty

    Guests prepare for Morgan's wedding to army officer Teddie Bingham, while Lady Manners helps herself to Daphne's journal and reads about her relationship with Hari Kumar. Susan Wooldridge stars

  • Season 1 Episode 2: The Bibighar Gardens

    Daphne tells Merrick she has been attacked in the Bibighar Gardens, and he uses the incident as a chance to arrest and charge Hari, turning a deaf ear to her protestations of his innocence

  • Season 1 Episode 1: Crossing the River

    An Englishwoman arrives in India and strikes up a friendship with a public school-educated local, which causes disapproval from the community and dashes the hopes of the police superintendent, who has designs on her himself. Award-winning drama documenting the lives of those caught in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India, starring Tim Pigott-Smith, Art Malik and Susan Wooldridge

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