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The Brief: S01 E01 – The Road To Hell – Alan Davies, Linda Bassett, Christopher Fulford, Cherie Lunghi


The Brief is a British crime drama series first broadcast on ITV on 24 April 2004.[1] The series follows the work of defence barrister Henry Farmer (Alan Davies), whose complicated personal life manages to overlap into his work.[2] Other stars in the series include Linda Bassett, Christopher Fulford and Cherie Lunghi. After critical acclaim and strong viewing figures for the first series of four episodes, a second series was commissioned, which began transmission on 7 October 2005

This Episode

Henry takes on three cases at once in order to close his financial shortfall, including an immigrant rug dealer accused of false advertising, an alleged fence dealing in stolen property, and a former mental patient accused of drowning her boyfriend’s two children.

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