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Series 1

Episode 3: Helen's Story

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series of dramas, created by Jimmy McGovern, about ordinary people as they face their day in court. Helen, a primary school teacher, stands accused. She tells the jury of the tragedy that led her to commit a terrible crime. Will they find her guilty, or not guilty? Show less


Sita Williams
Sita Williams
Helen Ryland:
Juliet Stevenson
Frank Ryland:
Peter Capaldi
Alan Maxfield:
Peter Wight
Michael Lang:
Alfie Allen
Rob Ryland:
Joseph Philips
Leanne Lang:
Tina O'Brien
Dave Price:
Darryl Clark
Stephen Sullivan:
Ian Bartholomew
Paul Warriner
Karen Bryant:
Kelly Price
Lead Judge:
John Draycott
Mortuary Attendant:
Angela Murray
Derek Moorhouse:
Simon Smithies
Coroner's Court Usher:
Chris Barlow
Court Usher:
Chris Hall
Female Prison Officer:
Alexandra Earp

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