DEFENDING THE GUILTY

DEFENDING THE GUILTY

DEFENDING THE GUILTY

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Will Packham is an idealistic pupil barrister - or idealistic for now. His clients are at least as guilty as sin. His pupilmaster Caroline thinks he is a gutless snowflake. His fellow pupils want the same job as him and would stab each other to get it. Over the course of two days, Will has to defend a would-be murderer, keep a young slam poet out of custody and fetch Caroline a range of pastries. Can Will hold onto his principles and prove he has what it takes?

Alex McBride

Co-creator and Associate Producer