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Crown Court

30,000 Pieces of Silver: Part 1 (Season 3, Episode 34)
TV Episode | Drama

Rock musician Lance Porter is suing his father Reverend Fortescue Porter in a civil case. He composed a rock opera called "Jesus, Baby!" about the nativity. He promised his father the copyright to the show on the understanding that if he ...See moreRock musician Lance Porter is suing his father Reverend Fortescue Porter in a civil case. He composed a rock opera called "Jesus, Baby!" about the nativity. He promised his father the copyright to the show on the understanding that if he fell on hard times he would receive part of the proceeds. However his father then spent all the considerable revenue on charitable causes even though he strongly disapproved of the content and style of the show. Reverend Fortescue says he did nothing wrong. At the time neither he nor his son expected the production to make money. In his view Lance has not fallen on hard times and has no need for any share. Written by Alan Briscoe See less
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Mar 20, 1974 (United Kingdom)

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David Ashford
Charles Lotterby Charles Lotterby   See fewer
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Joseph Berry
Court Usher Court Usher   See fewer
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Richard Colson
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David de Keyser
Mr. Plenderbooth Mr. Plenderbooth   See fewer
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Bernard Gallagher
Jonathan Fry QC Jonathan Fry QC   See fewer
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William Lucas
Rev. Fortescue Porter Rev. Fortescue Porter   See fewer
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William Mervyn
Justice Campbell Justice Campbell   See fewer
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Robert Powell
Lance Porter Lance Porter   See fewer
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Dinah Sheridan
Mrs. Harper Frost Mrs. Harper Frost   See fewer
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Peter Wheeler
Court Reporter Court Reporter   See fewer
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Richard Williams
Jury Foreman Jury Foreman   See fewer
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