14-Part Series Event
May 9-June 20
Jewel in The Crown, based on Paul Scott’s Raj Quartet novels, is a dramatic series first broadcast in 1984. This epic recounts the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II.
The uneasy years of English colonialism have led to rioting and violence, heralding new independence. People in both ruling and ruled classes are trying, amidst the turmoil, to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them. Their lives will never be the same again.
Jewel in The Crown has won 23 major awards including an Emmy and five BAFTAs.
Starring Tim Pigott-Smith, Charles Dance, Art Malik and Geraldine James.
Episode 1: Crossing the River
Wednesday, May 9 at 9 p.m.
Episode 2: The Bibighar Gardens
Wednesday, May 16 at 9 p.m.
Episode 3: Questions of Loyalty
Wednesday, May 16 at 9:55 p.m.
Episode 4: Incidents at a Wedding
Wednesday, May 23 at 9:20 p.m.
Episode 5: The Regimental Silver
Wednesday, May 23 at 10:14 p.m.
Episode 6: Ordeal by Fire
Wednesday, May 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Episode 7: Daughters of the Regiment
Wednesday, May 30 at 9:25 p.m.
Episode 8: The Day of the Scorpion
Wednesday, May 30 at 10:20 p.m.
Episode 9: The Towers of Silence
Wednesday, June 6 at 9 p.m.
Episode 10: An Evening at the Maharanee’s
Wednesday, June 6 at 9:55 p.m.
Episode 11: Traveling Companions
Wednesday, June 13 at 9 p.m.
Episode 12: The Moghul Room
Wednesday, June 13 at 9:55 p.m.
Episode 13: Pandora’s Box
Wednesday, June 20 at 9 p.m.
Episode 14: The Division of the Spoils
Wednesday, June 20 at 9:55 p.m.