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The Jewel in the Crown

The Jewel in the Crown
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Geraldine James as Sarah Layton and Charles Dance as Guy Perron.

Thursdays, Sept. 8-29 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See this lauded series about the final days of the British Raj in India, based on Paul Scott’s novels. 

A 14-part series depicting social unrest during the twilight of the British raj in India. The opener introduces Englishwoman Daphne Manners (Susan Wooldridge), Hari Kumar, an English-educated Indian; and police superintendent Ronald Merrick.

Based on Paul Scott’s Raj Quartet novels, this dramatic series, first broadcast in 1984, recounts the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II. 

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