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Series 1-3 of the BBC Radio 4 legal drama, starring Claire Rushbrook and Clare Corbett Behind Closed Doors is a courtroom drama with a difference – it centres around civil law, not criminal. In these nine plays, London barrister Rebecca Nyman takes on cases ranging from workplace harassment to the sensitive, secret trial of a terrorist and a morally complex ‘right to die’ hearing. In Series 1, Nyman represents a senior policewoman in a case of sexist bullying at work in One of the Lads; while Tilting the Odds sees her helping an equine vet accused of serious professional misconduct. In Safe House, a suspected terrorist has his movement and activities severely restricted by the Security Services – can Nyman clear his name so he can get his life back? Series 2 features A Bad Night Out, in which a man claiming wrongful arrest seeks police compensation; Excluded, which sees a teenager facing permanent exclusion from school; and Catastrophic Injury, in which a mother claims her baby’s cerebral palsy is due to medical negligence, and is fighting the hospital for compensation. In Series 3’s Contact, a sperm donor is trying to get a court order to allow him to see 'his' daughter, but Nyman’s client, the mother, wants him to keep his distance. In Section, the barrister hopes to convince a tribunal that a patient who has spent seven years in a secure mental hospital is fit to be released. And in Protection, Rebecca represents a man whose wife has been in a minimally conscious state for over three years – should she be allowed to die? Written by award-winning dramatist Clara Glynn, these nine compelling dramas provide an intriguing glimpse into the little-known world of civil litigation, with all its challenges, complexities and controversies.Show more
A BBC Radio 4 drama in which a Children's Hearing has to decide if Nicole (13) and Scott (4) should be taken into care or be allowed to return to live with their mother. But is she fit to look after them now? 'Care' was originally broadcast as the 'Afternoon Play' on 8 March 2011. Michelle has been in drug rehab for the last few months, Dad has disappeared and the kids have been under a supervision order. But now Michelle is coming out of rehab, clean and determined to make a fresh start. The three members of the Children's Hearing panel have to decide what is best for the children. The panel - all trained volunteers - hear reports from experts and from the family, and face difficult choices as their perception of what should happen to the children is constantly challenged. Would you know what is best for the children? Starring Iain Agnew as Edward (the chairman), Carol Ann Crawford as Fiona Henson, Kim Gerard as Mary Branwich, Natasha Watson as Nicole, Lisa Nicoll as Michelle, Anne Downie as the Gran, Colin McCredie as Charlie Fleming and John Kielty as Mr McEwan.Show more