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The Jewel In The Crown: The Division of the Spoils (S1EP14 ITV 9 Apr 1984, Peter Jeffrey)



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The Division of the Spoils: efore leaving Mirat, Count Bronowski tells Guy the true circumstances concerning Merrick’s death. While traveling on the train to Ranpur, Guy, Sarah, Susan and Fenny come face to face with the sectarian violence that is sweeping India in the days leading up to independence. When the train is stopped in an isolated area and attacked, it is obvious that it is Ahmed Kassim that they are after. It is only when the train finally arrives at the station that they realize the extent of the carnage that has taken place. Prior to his departure from India, Guy tries to visit Hari Kumar, the legacy of the Raj: the man who is neither English nor Indian, and fits into neither society.

Cast: Tim Pigott-Smith (Merrick), Art Malik (Hari Kumar), Susan Wooldridge (Daphne Manners), Geraldine James (Sarah Layton), Judy Parfitt (Mildred Layton), Peggy Ashcroft (Barbie Batchelor), Charles Dance (Guy peron), Eric Porter (Count Bronowsky), Rosemary Leach (Aunt Fenny), Wendy Morgan (Susan Bingham), Anna Cropper (Nicky Paynton), Nicholas Farrell (Teddie Bingham), Rachel Kempson (Lady Manners), Nicholas Le Prevost (Nigel Rowan), Derrick Branche (Ahmed Kasim), Shreela Ghosh (Minnie), Peter Jeffrey, Martyn Read, John Emmanuel, Kumal Grewal, Nicholas Haley, Jonathan Haley, Patricia Heneghan, Mellan Mitchell, Gurdial Sira, Robert Cheer, Nigel Nevinson, Annette Peters, John Samuels, Abdur Carim, Bert Thomas

Writer: Ken Taylor / Director: Jim O’Brien

Original Airdate: 9 Apr 1984 on ITV
Series: The Jewel In The Crown Season 1 Episode 14