In 1942, the Japanese, having conquered Burma, are threatening India.
On a night of rioting and protest, Daphne returns home, claiming she’s been raped.
Daphne dies giving birth to Hari’s daughter, and her aunt decides to raise the child.
The arrangements for Susan and Teddie’s wedding are threatened
Merrick explains the connections between Mirat and Mayapore, where Daphne was attacked.
In Calcutta, Sarah comes face to face with the war and its pain.
Visiting Merrick in Calcutta, Sarah meets Jimmy Clark, who challenges many her values.
Susan is becoming increasingly agitated by her new baby.
Susan’s baby is rescued from a ring of fire and Barbie makes an appalling discovery.
Guy Perron, working in intelligence with Merrick, meets Sarah in 1945 Bombay.
Sarah is distressed to learn that Merrick is about to announce his engagement to Susan.
Merrick is recalled to Delhi and Guy and Sarah’s friendship with Hari draws them together.
Guy returns to India on the eve of independence to observe the last days of British rule.
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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