Consider Your Verdict

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Consider Your Verdict
Country of origin Australia
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 163
Location(s) HSV-7, Fitzroy, Victoria
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Crawford Productions
Original network Seven Network
Original release February 1961 – June 1964

Consider Your Verdict is an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network originally screening from February 1961 through to June 1964. It was based on a radio series with the same name broadcast on 3DB in Melbourne from 1958 to 1960.[1][2]


The television series was recorded at the HSV-7 Fitzroy tele-theatre in Melbourne. There were 163 one-hour episode. The series was also popular in New Zealand.


The series made use of a revolving cast to portray various court cases. The actors were given the details of a given case and instructed to improvise their performances to give the series a more authentic, immediate feel.


It won a Logie Award in 1961 for Best Australian Drama Series


  1. ^ "IT'S A FAMILY VERDICT". The Australian Women's Weekly. National Library of Australia. 4 July 1962. p. 38 Supplement: Television. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Albert Moran, Moran's Guide to Australian TV Series, AFTRS 1993 p 125

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