The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, and the consequences of this echo through the series. Questions of identity and personal responsibility are explored against a background of war and personal intrigue.
Golden Globe Awards
Best Limited Series, Anthology Series or Television Motion PictureJewel in the Crown, The
Best Actress - Limited Series, Anthology Series or Television Motion PicturePeggy Ashcroft