The Jewel in the Crown

The Jewel in the Crown

1984 - 1985, Historic / Epic
Series about the end of British rule in India during World War Two.
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Episode Guide

  • The Jewel in the Crown - A Division of the Spoils (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    A Division of the Spoils

    The truth about Merrick comes out; Perron, Sarah and Susan are on a train during a riot as India prepares to split with Pakistan.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - Pandora's Box (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Pandora's Box

    As British rule ends in August 1947, Perron returns to India and learns Merrick has died.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - The Moghul Room (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Moghul Room

    After the Japanese surrender, Merrick is recalled to Delhi; Perron and Sarah become intimate; Rowan gives Hari's file to Perron.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - Travelling Companions (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Travelling Companions

    Soon after the atomic explosion on Hiroshima, a distressed Sarah learns that Merrick and Susan are engaged.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - An Evening at the Maharanee's (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    An Evening at the Maharanee's

    Intelligence officer Perron (Charles Dance) witnesses one of Merrick's interrogations, then meets Sarah at the Maharanee's; Merrick warns Perron.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - The Towers of Silence (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Towers of Silence

    Susan's son escapes a fiery death; Barbie finds Mildred and the adjutant making love.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - The Day of the Scorpion (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Day of the Scorpion

    Sarah meets Hari's interrogator (Nicholas le Prevost); Barbie must leave Rose Cottage; Susan's sanity snaps.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - Daughters of the Regiment (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Daughters of the Regiment

    Clark (Stuart Wilson) escorts Sarah; Mabel confesses to Barbie (Peggy Ashcroft); finding Mabel dead sends Susan into labor early.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - Ordeal by Fire (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Ordeal by Fire

    Susan learns of Teddie's death; Sarah (Geraldine James) goes to Calcutta to visit Merrick, burned trying to save Teddie.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - The Regimental Silver (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Regimental Silver

    Lady Manners persuades the governor to review evidence against Hari; with Teddie in Burma, Susan is alone on her birthday.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - Incidents at a Wedding (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Incidents at a Wedding

    A stone is thrown at the Nawab's car, carrying best-man Merrick and groom Teddie to the wedding.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - Questions of Loyalty (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Questions of Loyalty

    Lady Manners (Rachel Kempson) agrees to raise Daphne's baby; Merrick is Bingham's (Nicholas Farrell) army roommate.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - The Bibighar Gardens (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Bibighar Gardens

    Merrick is determined to learn the truth after young Daphne claims to have been attacked by a gang of ruffians.

  • The Jewel in the Crown - Crossing the River (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Crossing the River

    Paul Scott's saga opens in 1942 India with English policeman Merrick (Tim Pigott-Smith) and British-educated Kumar (Art Malik) who loves Daphne (Susan Wooldridge), whom Merrick hopes to marry.

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