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The Brief (2004–2005)

TV Series | 90 min | Crime, Drama

Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win.
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Updated Apr 28, 2004

Release date (First episode)
Apr 25, 2004 (United Kingdom)

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Alan Davies
Henry Farmer Henry Farmer   See fewer
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Cherie Lunghi
Cleo Steyn QC Cleo Steyn QC   See fewer
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Christopher Fulford
Ray Scanlon Ray Scanlon   See fewer
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Linda Bassett
Maureen Tyler / Mo Tyler Maureen Tyler / Mo Tyler   See fewer
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Robert Whitelock
Ben Halliwell Ben Halliwell   See fewer
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Steven Alvey
Paul Bracewell Paul Bracewell   See fewer
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Edward Petherbridge
Gillespie / Sir Marshall Gillespie Gillespie / Sir Marshall Gillespie   See fewer
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Camilla Power
Millie Marsh Millie Marsh   See fewer
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Zara Turner
Polly Graham Polly Graham   See fewer
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Will Knightley
Gerry Graham Gerry Graham   See fewer
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Andy de la Tour
Malcol Tebbott / Malcolm Tebbit / Malcolm Tebbott Malcol Tebbott / Malcolm Tebbit / Malcolm Tebbott   See fewer
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Barney Clark
Zak Farmer Zak Farmer   See fewer
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Bill Moody
Symons / Leslie Symons Symons / Leslie Symons   See fewer
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Clive Merrison
Jimmy Colina / Jimmy Collina Jimmy Colina / Jimmy Collina   See fewer
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George MacKay
Zak Farmer Zak Farmer   See fewer
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Miles Richardson
Humphrey Blunt QC / Prosecuting Council Humphrey Blunt QC / Prosecuting Council   See fewer
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Bill Armstrong
Peter McKee Peter McKee   See fewer
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Rita Ora
Jaclyn Livermore Jaclyn Livermore   See fewer
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Rebecca Santos
Sam Nicolaou Sam Nicolaou   See fewer
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Jennifer Ellison
Alice Rae Alice Rae   See fewer
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Melanie Hill
Rennie Nicholson Rennie Nicholson   See fewer
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Kirsty Mitchell
Rachel Browning Rachel Browning   See fewer
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Vicki Hopps
Luanne Gardner Luanne Gardner   See fewer
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Stanley Townsend
Costas Nicolaou Costas Nicolaou   See fewer
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Dan Ottway Dan Ottway   See fewer
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Vicky Rushton Vicky Rushton   See fewer
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Trevor Booth Trevor Booth   See fewer
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Nick Barber
Charlie Spiros Charlie Spiros   See fewer
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Laura Clifford Laura Clifford   See fewer
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Bridget Ottway Bridget Ottway   See fewer
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Mark Dexter
Dr. Steed Dr. Steed   See fewer
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Russell Barr
David White David White   See fewer
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Justice Saul Grandage Justice Saul Grandage   See fewer
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Matthew Gilday Matthew Gilday   See fewer
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Robin Cazalet Robin Cazalet   See fewer
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Michael Galbraith Michael Galbraith   See fewer
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Jimmy Saville Jimmy Saville   See fewer
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Sylvester Morand
Corporate Judge Corporate Judge   See fewer
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Nancy Lodder
Gwen Rogers Gwen Rogers   See fewer
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Glen Farmer Glen Farmer   See fewer
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Kevin Doyle
Will Browning Will Browning   See fewer
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Neil Delaney Neil Delaney   See fewer
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Craig Stevens Craig Stevens   See fewer
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DI Joan Fernandes DI Joan Fernandes   See fewer
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Jeffery McConnell Jeffery McConnell   See fewer
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Amena Laing Amena Laing   See fewer
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Removal Man Removal Man   See fewer
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Serena Clifford Serena Clifford   See fewer
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Donald Bell Donald Bell   See fewer
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Paul Thornley
Liam Walsh Liam Walsh   See fewer
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Graham Ottway Graham Ottway   See fewer
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Chrissie Ottway Chrissie Ottway   See fewer
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Patrick Walsh Patrick Walsh   See fewer
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Barry Gee Barry Gee   See fewer
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Heather Lawrenson Heather Lawrenson   See fewer
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Xansi Tucker Xansi Tucker   See fewer
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Jack Brewer Jack Brewer   See fewer
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Mary Eltham Mary Eltham   See fewer
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Hunter Hunter   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 231 votes