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The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Episode 1: From the Ashes of Tragedy

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

June 1994. LAPD detectives quickly link a brutal double homicide with famed sports star OJ Simpson - but his celebrity status makes them unsure how to handle matters. Marcia Clark in the district attorney's office advises a swift arrest, but flamboyant Hollywood lawyer Robert Shapiro gets involved and events start to spiral out of control.

Start of the epic, behind-the-scenes drama revealing new insights into the controversial murder investigation and trial that became a media sensation. Show less

Contributors

OJ Simpson:
Cuba Gooding Jr
Robert Shapiro:
John Travolta
Marcia Clark:
Sarah Paulson
Robert Kardashian:
David Schwimmer
Johnnie Cochran:
Courtney B Vance
Christopher Darden:
Sterling K Brown
Gil Garcetti:
Bruce Greenwood
Bill Hodgman:
Christian Clemenson
Detective Philip Van Atter:
Michael McGrady
Detective Tom Lang:
Chris Bauer
Kato Kaelin:
Billy Magnussen
Kris Jenner:
Selma Blair
Faye Resnick:
Connie Britton
Linell Shapiro:
Cheryl Ladd
Detective Mark Fuhrman:
Steven Pasquale
Director:
Ryan Murphy

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