About the TV Show
rape based on novel or book world war ii miniseries india period drama 1940s british raj
The Jewel in the Crown
First Air Date: January 09, 1984
|First Aired on||:||1984|
|Created By||:||Paul Scott,Irene Shubik|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||14 episodes in 1 Seasons|
The Jewel in the Crown, based upon the Raj Quartet novels by Paul Scott, is a British television serial about the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape. The consequences of this echo through the series. Questions of identity and personal responsibility are explored against a background of war and personal intrigue. The series was produced by Granada Television for the ITV network.