The Best Episodes Directed by Bryn Higgins

Episode 2

#1 - Episode 2

Garrow's Law - Tales from the Old Bailey Season 3 - Episode 2

Garrow is looking for a challenge, so he agrees to defend two Spitalfield weavers accused of destroying silk looms in an act of industrial espionage - a tough case that becomes more difficult when one defendant testifies against his friend, leaving the barrister conflicted. Meanwhile, Southouse is furious with Lady Sarah for trying to get custody of Samuel.

star 8.16
160 votes
Episode 4

#2 - Episode 4

Garrow's Law - Tales from the Old Bailey Season 3 - Episode 4

Garrow successfully defends a man falsely accused of murder at a polling day riot. Approached by the victim's daughter Garrow agrees to find and prosecute the real murderer putting himself in grave danger from the man's colleagues and chief magistrate of the constabulary. Lady Sarah seeks documents to discredit Lord Melville and legally regain her son.

star 8.01
71 votes
Episode 1

#3 - Episode 1

Garrow's Law - Tales from the Old Bailey Season 3 - Episode 1

William ends up risking his reputation as he returns to the Bailey to defend James Hadfield, who is on trial for high treason for trying to eliminate King George III. He continues to enjoy an "irregular" relationship with Lady Sarah Hill and finds himself ostracised and impoverished. Separated from her husband, Sarah learns from Southouse that she has no independent rights of her own.

star 7.84
159 votes
Arcadia

#4 - Arcadia

Endeavour Season 3 - Episode 2

April 1967. As spring blooms, the death of artist Simon Hallward in a horrendous house-fire leaves Oxford City Police baffled as to the cause of the blaze. When a young housewife dies, seemingly of the same mysterious ’tummy bug’ that has seen half of Chief Superintendent Bright’s men go on Sick Leave, DC Endeavour Morse’s investigation leads him to an inner-city supermarket, Richardson’s, owned by a wealthy family of the same name, descended from a line of Quakers.

star 7.80
529 votes
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The Meaning of Death (2)

#5 - The Meaning of Death (2)

Silent Witness Season 9 - Episode 6

The team pursues a serial killer with a grisly desire to look at his victims' faces as they die, and the trail leads into the world of academic philosophy. However, Nikki is distracted from the case by the death of her grandmother, while Harry investigates the demise of a woman who apparently drowned in three inches of water.

star 7.72
172 votes
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The Meaning of Death (1)

#6 - The Meaning of Death (1)

Silent Witness Season 9 - Episode 5

A girl, Lucy Philips, has been kidnapped, but when her father tries to give the money to the kidnappers it is not collected. Later the girl's body is found in a storm drain pipe. It turns out she was killed before the ransom note was even delivered. Harry visits the scene where a young woman, Dawn, has died in three inches of water in a paddling pool, and her expensive necklace has disappeared. The team start to suspect the two women have been killed by the same person. Could there be a serial killer on the loose? Dawn's sister contacts the police. The expensive necklace has been found in her daughter's toy box. Harry realises that there has been no murder, the death was just a tragic accident. Meanwhile Nikki is determined to track down the murderer of Lucy Philips, even if she has to come face to face with the murderer himself.

star 7.62
216 votes
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Episode 3

#7 - Episode 3

Garrow's Law - Tales from the Old Bailey Season 3 - Episode 3

General Thomas Picton, the Governor of Trinidad, is accused of allowing the torture of a young mixed-race girl - and in prosecuting, Garrow is keen to expose the injustice of the colonial system. But he faces a dilemma when Melville offers him a proposition - if he will limit his prosecution, the lord will use his considerable influence to reunite Lady Sarah with her son.

star 7.43
159 votes