The Brief

The Brief

Complete Collection

DVD - 2012
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Henry Farmer is a clever minded criminal practice attorney who fight for justice in the courtroom and chaos in his personal life. He's plagued by gambling debts, a distant son and a sharp tongued father. Not to mention he's in love with a politician's wife.
Criminal law barrister Henry Farmer faces international tensions over a complicated murder inquest and has his nerves strained to the limit by a day in three courtrooms at once. He also clashes with his hard-drinking estranged father, suffers a disastrous visit from his son, and butts heads with his glamorous colleague Cleo Steyn.
Publisher: [United States] : Acorn Media : ITV Studios Home Entertainment, 2012.
ISBN: 9781598287431
Branch Call Number: DVD Fic Brie
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (559 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Brief (Television program)


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May 28, 2013

Henry Farmer is a maverick barrister with a complicated personal life in the complete collection of the BBC series The Brief. There are eight unusual cases as well as a multitude of Henry's personal problems on display over eight episodes. A man and his girlfriend are charged with the murder of the man's children. The rape and death of a young English traveler in Jakarta is the subject of a coroner's inquest. A gypsy child is accused of murdering one of her playmates. A man convicted of murdering his wife during a mysterious love triangle is given leave to appeal. The death of several people in a train wreck finds the train's engineer on trial for murder. A young man with Asperger's syndrome is charged with killing his mother. An NHS nurse is charged with murdering one of her patients. Finally an accountant is charged in civil court for the rape of a married woman. Throughout the series Henry Farmer is dealing with a gambling problem and financials issues. Henry also tries to connect with his estranged father and son. All of the cases are complex and interesting and Henry's unique humor and perspectives provide great entertainment.


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