Law and Disorder (TV series)
|Law and Disorder|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original release||17 January – 21 February 1994|
Law and Disorder is a British sitcom that aired on ITV in 1994. Starring Penelope Keith, it was written by Alex Shearer, who had also written No Job for a Lady, which Keith appears in. It was directed and produced by John Howard Davies. Law and Disorder was made for the ITV network by Central and Thames Television.
- Penelope Keith — Philippa Troy
- Simon Williams — Gerald Triggs
- Charles Kay — Judge Wallace
- Eamon Boland — Arthur Bryant
- John Junkin — Steven
- Emma Davies — Susan
The main character in Law and Disorder was Philippa Troy, a widowed acid-tongued barrister, who used a no-nonsense, and sometimes illegal, approach to winning cases. She always won, often beating Gerald Triggs. Troy also wrote a series of children's books called Prickly Peter, and drove an open-top sports car. Other characters were her solicitor Arthur Bryant, clerk Steven, her junior Susan and the Judge.
- "What Goes Up" (17 January 1994)
- "One for the Album" (24 January 1994)
- "A Night to Remember" (31 January 1994)
- "A Slip of the Pen" (7 February 1994)
- "The Cannibal" (14 February 1994)
- "Safe as Houses" (21 February 1994)
The complete series of Law and Disorder will be released on 5 May 2014.
- Mark Lewisohn, "Radio Times Guide to TV Comedy", BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2003
- British TV Comedy Guide for Law and Disorder