Trial By Fire (ITV 1999, Juliet Stevenson, Jim Carter)

Crime drama Trial By Fire focused on Crown prosecutor Helen West and her partner Superintendant Geoffrey Bailey who are investigating the murder of the wife of a property developer.

A series featuring the same character began in 2002, called Helen West it starred Amanda Burton in the lead role.

production details
UK – ITV – Arrowhead – Matrix Film & TV-East Wind Films / 1×120 minute episode / Broadcast Wednesday 15 December 1999 at 9.00pm

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Creator: John Davies / Writer: T.R. Bowen / Novel: Frances Fyfield / Music: Richard G. Mitchell / Costume: Howard Burden / Design: Tim Hutchinson / Executive Producers: Peter Fudakowski, Patrick MacGwire / Producer: Alan Wright / Director: Patrick Lau

JIM CARTER as Geoffrey Bailey
JAMES LAURENSON as John Blundell
ANTON LESSER as Brian Redwood
DOMINIC MAFHAM as Anthony Sumner
POLLY FINDLEY as Evie Manning
KEVIN KNAPMAN as William Featherstone
JANE GURNETT as Christine Manning
JONATHAN COY as George Harmoner
PAUL BROUGHTON as Harold Featherstone
KATE FITZGERALD as Bernadette Featherstone
STUART McQUARRIE as Ian Whatmough
LYNN FARLEIGH as Jane Metcalfe

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