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Crossing the River

In 1942, the Japanese, having conquered Burma, are threatening India.

The Bibighar Gardens

On a night of rioting and protest, Daphne returns home, claiming she’s been raped.

Questions of Loyalty

Daphne dies giving birth to Hari’s daughter, and her aunt decides to raise the child.

Incidents at a Wedding

The arrangements for Susan and Teddie’s wedding are threatened

The Regimental Silver

Merrick explains the connections between Mirat and Mayapore, where Daphne was attacked.

Ordeal by Fire

In Calcutta, Sarah comes face to face with the war and its pain.

Daughters of the Regiment

Visiting Merrick in Calcutta, Sarah meets Jimmy Clark, who challenges many her values.

The Day of the Scorpion

Susan is becoming increasingly agitated by her new baby.

The Towers of Silence

Susan’s baby is rescued from a ring of fire and Barbie makes an appalling discovery.

An Evening at the Maharanee's

Guy Perron, working in intelligence with Merrick, meets Sarah in 1945 Bombay.

Traveling Companions

Sarah is distressed to learn that Merrick is about to announce his engagement to Susan.

The Moghul Room

Merrick is recalled to Delhi and Guy and Sarah’s friendship with Hari draws them together.

Pandora's Box

Guy returns to India on the eve of independence to observe the last days of British rule.

The Division of Spoils

As Guy travels to Ranpur for independence celebrations, the train is besieged.

About The Jewel in the Crown

Based on Paul Scott's Raj Quartet novels, this dramatic series, first broadcast in 1984, recounts the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II.

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