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Prosecutors, The: Real Crime and Punishment

Synopsis
Three part series about the Crown Prosecution Service. Filmed over 18 months with prosecutors in Merseyside, Cheshire and the South East, including the Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders, this series goes behind the scenes to reveal how the British criminal justice system really works and what it takes to secure a conviction. Each episode focuses on a different part of the process, following prosecutions and those involved in the case from start to finish. [3 x 60 minute episodes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2016
Notes
Extra background information on the series can be found on the Open University’s website by following this link: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/whats-on/tv/the-prosecutors
Subjects
Law
Keywords
crime; criminal law; Crown Prosecution Service; lawyers

Online availability

URI
https://store.bbc.com/the-prosecutors-real-crime-and-punishment
Price
£3.99 (HD version, £4.99)
Delivery
Download

Credits

Director
Blue Ryan; Sara Hardy
Producer
Blue Ryan; Sara Hardy

Sections

Title
Charge, The

Title
Proof, The

Title
Trial, The

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

Open University

Distributor

Name

BBC Store

Web
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Notes
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