History Radio / TheTrialsOfMarshallHall

4th Dec '13 3:26:58 AM LongLiveHumour
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* LargeHam: Sir Edward was well-known for his theatrical style. TomBaker plays him to the hilt.

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* LargeHam: Sir Edward was well-known for his theatrical style. TomBaker Creator/TomBaker plays him to the hilt.
12th Apr '13 1:03:29 AM PaulA
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* {{Narrator}}: Each show is introduced and narrated by [[RumpoleOfTheBailey John Mortimer]].

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* {{Narrator}}: Each show is introduced and narrated by [[RumpoleOfTheBailey [[Series/RumpoleOfTheBailey John Mortimer]].
12th Aug '12 1:59:37 PM john_e
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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:"A Death at Christmas". Sir Edward's client is sentenced to death, his appeal fails, and the law on criminal insanity is not reformed for another thirty years.]]
12th Aug '12 1:55:09 PM john_e
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* InsanityDefence: "A Death at Christmas".
12th Aug '12 1:33:59 PM john_e
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A BBC Radio series, dramatising five true cases of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Marshall_Hall Sir Edward Marshall Hall]], a famous barrister of the early twentieth century.

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!!This show contains examples of:
* CompositeCharacter: In "The Camden Town Murder", Sir Edward cross-examines a baker. In the real case, this was done by the instructing solicitor, Arthur Newton.
* CourtroomAntics: Sir Edward demonstrates various methods of distracting the jury when the prosecution makes a telling point. Among them are noisily blowing his nose, knocking over a carafe of water, and blowing up an inflatable cushion.
* LargeHam: Sir Edward was well-known for his theatrical style. TomBaker plays him to the hilt.
* {{Narrator}}: Each show is introduced and narrated by [[RumpoleOfTheBailey John Mortimer]].
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: "Leave. The brief. Here."
* TheWatson: Mostyn, Sir Edward's clerk.
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