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Accused: Season 1 - Preview


Preview by Jack Foley

AWARD-winning writer Jimmy McGovern’s (Cracker, Hillsborough) heavyweight drama tells the fascinating tales of how ordinary people become the Accused.

It screened on BBC1 to great critical acclaim and now comes to DVD courtesy of Acorn Media.

Starring a veritable roll-call of British acting talent including Peter Capaldi, Andy Serkis, Christopher Eccleston, Mackenzie Crook, Warren Brown, Naomie Harris, Ben Smith, Juliet Stevenson and Marc Warren, Accused hits DVD on August 27, 2012 to coincide with the new series.

These unflinching crime and punishment stories consist of gripping hypothetical situations, moral dilemmas and intriguing characters. Each scenario ends with someone in the dock, but should they be there? Are they innocent, guilty or somewhere in between?

Christopher Eccleston stars as a decent man in turmoil, Mackenzie Crook is Corporal Buckley in a story of two friends who join the army and discover not obeying orders can lead to deadly consequences.

Juliet Stevenson and Peter Capaldi play parents whose son is fatally injured at work and Andy Serkis is a cab driver seeking to escape the drudgery of his life.

Marc Warren stars as a father who acts against his better judgment and Naomie Harris and Warren Brown are a married couple whose fall out leads to foul play.

Find out if they’re guilty or free to go in this powerful, hard-hitting British drama.

Win Accused on DVD

To celebrate the release of the first season of Jimmy McGovern’s heavyweight drama Accused on DVD on August 27, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 2 copies. Simply answer the following question…

Q. What is the name of the character played by Mackenzie Crook in Accused

Simply send the answer to Accused competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email

Certificate: 15
Running time: 385mins/2 discs
UK DVD Release: August 20, 2012