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On Trial (1960– )

TV Series | Crime

A series of real trials from British history, famous and notorious, dramatised from the court records.
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Updated Jul 8, 1960

Release date (First episode)
Jul 8, 1960 (United Kingdom)

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155 cast members
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Andrew Faulds
Narrator / Himself - Narrator Narrator / Himself - Narrator   See fewer
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William Mervyn
President of the Court / Serjeant Ballantine President of the Court / Serjeant Ballantine   See fewer
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George Skillan
Captain Humphrey / Clerk of the Court Captain Humphrey / Clerk of the Court   See fewer
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Ballard Berkeley
L.W. Kershaw / Mr. Knowlys L.W. Kershaw / Mr. Knowlys   See fewer
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Malcolm Watson
Henry Deedes / Usher Henry Deedes / Usher   See fewer
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William Franklyn
W.T. Stead W.T. Stead   See fewer
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Leo Genn
Sir Charles Dilke Sir Charles Dilke   See fewer
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Harold Goldblatt
Horatio Bottomley, MP Horatio Bottomley, MP   See fewer
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John Justin
Sir William Gordon-Cumming Sir William Gordon-Cumming   See fewer
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Roger Livesey
Joseph Wall Joseph Wall   See fewer
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Micheál MacLiammóir
Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde   See fewer
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Laurence Payne
Spencer Cowper Spencer Cowper   See fewer
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John Slater
Claimant Claimant   See fewer
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Donald Wolfit
Admiral Byng Admiral Byng   See fewer
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Peter Wyngarde
Sir Roger Casement Sir Roger Casement   See fewer
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Allan Cuthbertson
Henry Matthews QC Henry Matthews QC   See fewer
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Charles Heslop
General Lord Blakeney General Lord Blakeney   See fewer
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Oliver Johnston
Sir William Bovill Sir William Bovill   See fewer
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Ernest Milton
Mr. Justice Salter Mr. Justice Salter   See fewer
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André Morell
Sir Edward Clarke Sir Edward Clarke   See fewer
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Abraham Sofaer
Lord Reading - Lord Chief Justice Lord Reading - Lord Chief Justice   See fewer
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Ewen Solon
Sir Edward Law Sir Edward Law   See fewer
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Richard Warner
Mr. Jones Mr. Jones   See fewer
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Alan Webb
Sir Edward Clarke QC Sir Edward Clarke QC   See fewer
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Douglas Wilmer
Sir Richard Webster QC Sir Richard Webster QC   See fewer
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Martin Benson
Edward Carson Edward Carson   See fewer
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Laidman Browne
Walter Phillimore QC Walter Phillimore QC   See fewer
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George Howe
Baron Hatsell Baron Hatsell   See fewer
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Raymond Huntley
Travers Humphreys Travers Humphreys   See fewer
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Nicholas Meredith
Sir John Coleridge Sir John Coleridge   See fewer
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James Raglan
Charles Russell QC Charles Russell QC   See fewer
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John Robinson
Serjeant Sullivan KC Serjeant Sullivan KC   See fewer
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Anthony Sharp
Spencer Perceval Spencer Perceval   See fewer
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Michael Shepley
Sir Charles Russell QC Sir Charles Russell QC   See fewer
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Georgina Cookson
Mrs. Wilson Mrs. Wilson   See fewer
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Brian Oulton
Mr. Justice Lopes Mr. Justice Lopes   See fewer
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Llewellyn Rees
Sir Hans Sloane Sir Hans Sloane   See fewer
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Rachel Roberts
Mrs. Rogerson Mrs. Rogerson   See fewer
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Harold Scott
Mr. Justice Charles Mr. Justice Charles   See fewer
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John Westbrook
Sir F.E. Smith KC Sir F.E. Smith KC   See fewer
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Richard Wordsworth
Charles Fearne Charles Fearne   See fewer
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John Dearth
Mr. Reed Mr. Reed   See fewer
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Joanna Dunham
Virginia Crawford Virginia Crawford   See fewer
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John Horsley
Vice-Admiral Temple West Vice-Admiral Temple West   See fewer
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Viola Keats
Mrs. Stout Mrs. Stout   See fewer
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Lloyd Lamble
Hardinge Giffard Hardinge Giffard   See fewer
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Barry Lowe
Arthur Stanley Wilson Arthur Stanley Wilson   See fewer
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Annabel Maule
Rebecca Jarrett Rebecca Jarrett   See fewer
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Henry Oscar
Sir George Cave Sir George Cave   See fewer
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Geoffrey Toone
Thomas Poplett Thomas Poplett   See fewer
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John Bailey
Henry Hawkins Henry Hawkins   See fewer
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Peter Bathurst
Robert Boyd Robert Boyd   See fewer
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Lally Bowers
Mrs. Harriet Lacy Mrs. Harriet Lacy   See fewer
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Avis Bunnage
Mrs. Armstrong Mrs. Armstrong   See fewer
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Geoffrey Chater
A.J. Newton A.J. Newton   See fewer
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Graham Crowden
Lycett Green Lycett Green   See fewer
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Basil Dignam
Donald Crawford Donald Crawford   See fewer
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Deering Wells
Clerk of the Arraigns Clerk of the Arraigns   See fewer
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Hamlyn Benson
Dr. Coatsworth Dr. Coatsworth   See fewer
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Alan Browning
Alfred Taylor Alfred Taylor   See fewer
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Jack Gwillim
Mr. Inderwick QC Mr. Inderwick QC   See fewer
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Joyce Howard
Catherine Radcliffe Catherine Radcliffe   See fewer
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Milo O'Shea
Charles Armstrong Charles Armstrong   See fewer
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Glyn Owen
Evan Lewis Evan Lewis   See fewer
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Brian Phelan
John Cronin John Cronin   See fewer
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Edwin Richfield
Ernest R. Hill Ernest R. Hill   See fewer
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Derek Smith
Mr. C.F. Gill Mr. C.F. Gill   See fewer
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Noel Trevarthen
Captain Hervey Captain Hervey   See fewer
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Hugh Cross
Mr. H.H. Asquith QC Mr. H.H. Asquith QC   See fewer
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Ann Martin
Josephine Butler Josephine Butler   See fewer
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Jack May
Lord Robert Bertie Lord Robert Bertie   See fewer
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James McLoughlin
Daniel O'Brien Daniel O'Brien   See fewer
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Beaufoy Milton
Charles Russell QC Charles Russell QC   See fewer
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Hugh Moxey
Wyatt Williams Wyatt Williams   See fewer
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Derek Sydney
Mr. C.F. Gill Mr. C.F. Gill   See fewer
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Derek Tansley
James Berry James Berry   See fewer
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Edward Underdown
Lord Bellew Lord Bellew   See fewer
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Eric Woodburn
Lord Chief Baron MacDonald Lord Chief Baron MacDonald   See fewer
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Ronald Adam
Sir James Hannen Sir James Hannen   See fewer
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Brian Alexis
Charles Parker Charles Parker   See fewer
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Kevin Brennan
Prince of Wales Prince of Wales   See fewer
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Frank Crawshaw
Robert Dimsdale Robert Dimsdale   See fewer
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Liam Gaffney
John M'Carthy John M'Carthy   See fewer
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John Harrison
Andrew Bogle Andrew Bogle   See fewer
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Ronald Ibbs
Clerk of the Court Clerk of the Court   See fewer
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Maisie MacFarquhar
Mrs. Twitchett Mrs. Twitchett   See fewer
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Julia Nelson
Nancy Broughton Nancy Broughton   See fewer
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Nicholas Selby
George Lawrence George Lawrence   See fewer
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Clive Colin Bowler
Frederick Atkins Frederick Atkins   See fewer
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Robert Cartland
Roger Moore Roger Moore   See fewer
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John Miller
Rear-Admiral Holder Rear-Admiral Holder   See fewer
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Joan O'Hara
Mary Gorman Mary Gorman   See fewer
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Frank Pemberton
Foreman of the Jury Foreman of the Jury   See fewer
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Redmond Phillips
Lord Coleridge Lord Coleridge   See fewer
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John Salew
John Greenwood John Greenwood   See fewer
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Ralph Truman
Mr. Justice Butt Mr. Justice Butt   See fewer
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Peter Williams
Mr. Fisher Mr. Fisher   See fewer
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Felicity Young
Sarah Walker Sarah Walker   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
Mr. Plumer Mr. Plumer   See fewer
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Richard Butler
Captain Simcoe Captain Simcoe   See fewer
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Michael Caridia
Edward Shelley Edward Shelley   See fewer
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Jack Cunningham
Thomas John Hearn Thomas John Hearn   See fewer
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John Longden
Mr. Owen Mr. Owen   See fewer
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Donald Pickering
Captain Forster Captain Forster   See fewer
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John Wentworth
Colonel Norbury Colonel Norbury   See fewer
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John Woodnutt
Robert Dew Robert Dew   See fewer
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Heinz Bernard
Mr. Jalama Mr. Jalama   See fewer
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Bryan Coleman
Anthony Biddulph Anthony Biddulph   See fewer
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John Dawson
1st Clerk of the Court 1st Clerk of the Court   See fewer
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Daphne Foreman
Eliza Armstrong Eliza Armstrong   See fewer
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Michael Lees
Captain Moore Captain Moore   See fewer
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Peter Madden
Peter Ferrick Peter Ferrick   See fewer
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Michael Robbins
Sgt, Sidney Waghorn Sgt, Sidney Waghorn   See fewer
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Paul Sherwood
Anthony Marshall Anthony Marshall   See fewer
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Gilbert Spurge
Foreman of the Jury Foreman of the Jury   See fewer
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Beresford Williams
Foreman of the Jury Foreman of the Jury   See fewer
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Ian Ainsley
Captain Aikman Captain Aikman   See fewer
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Colin Blakely
John Dempsey John Dempsey   See fewer
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Peter Burton
Henry Matthews QC Henry Matthews QC   See fewer
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Tudor Evans
Marquess of Queensberry Marquess of Queensberry   See fewer
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Frank Henderson
Mr. Howard Mr. Howard   See fewer
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Walter Horsbrugh
2nd Clerk of the Court 2nd Clerk of the Court   See fewer
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Rory MacDermot
Leonard Dell Leonard Dell   See fewer
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Edward Rees
Mr. Gurney Mr. Gurney   See fewer
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Michael Bangerter
Lord Alfred Douglas Lord Alfred Douglas   See fewer
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Bruno Barnabe
Mr. Poland Mr. Poland   See fewer
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John Barron
Travers Humphreys Travers Humphreys   See fewer
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Edwin Brown
William Rosser William Rosser   See fewer
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Edward Evans
Clerk of the Court Clerk of the Court   See fewer
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Ian White
Charles Stewart Charles Stewart   See fewer
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William Young
John Venables John Venables   See fewer
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Donald Bisset
Foreman of the Jury Foreman of the Jury   See fewer
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David Dodimead
John Faulkner John Faulkner   See fewer
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Bartlett Mullins
Chief Usher Chief Usher   See fewer
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Robert Sansom
Clerk of the Arraigns Clerk of the Arraigns   See fewer
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Roger Boston
John Dimsdale John Dimsdale   See fewer
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J. Leslie Frith
Mr. Justice Avory Mr. Justice Avory   See fewer
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Henry Rayner
Foreman of the Jury Foreman of the Jury   See fewer
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William Wymar
Mr. Shaen Mr. Shaen   See fewer
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Owen Berry
Archbishop of Canterbury Archbishop of Canterbury   See fewer
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David Jarrett
John Stout John Stout   See fewer
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John Maitland
Foreman of the Jury Foreman of the Jury   See fewer
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Raymond Mason
Chief Usher Chief Usher   See fewer
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Keith Ashley
Bramwell Booth Bramwell Booth   See fewer
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Maureen Gavin
Jane Low Jane Low   See fewer
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John Ronane
Edward Clement Edward Clement   See fewer
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John Tucker
Foreman of the Jury Foreman of the Jury   See fewer
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Brian Inglis
Commentator Commentator   See fewer
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Roy Jenkins
Commentator Commentator   See fewer
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James Laver
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