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Jewel in the Crown Previous Broadcasts

The Day of the Scorpion (Episode #108)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

On her homeward journey Sarah meets Count Bronowsky, the Nawab's chief minister. He is taking the Nawab's secretary Ahmed Kasim to meet his father, the ex-chief minister of Ranpur, released from prison where he has been detained with other Congress leaders since 1942. Ahmed's elder brother Sayed has been captured fighting alongside the Japanese as a member of the Indian National Army, and he must break the news to his father. By the time Sarah returns to Pankot, Susan's baby has been born and Mabel has been buried - but not as Barbie believes she should have been. Merrick returns secretly to Pankot, badly disfigured by burns, to have an artificial arm fitted. Failure and pain drive him almost to the point of madness - but it is Susan whose hold on sanity suddenly snaps. Re-enacting an old ritual for dispatching a scorpion, she wraps her baby son in his christening gown and surround him with a ring of burning kerosene. As her terrified young ayah looks on, she chants 'Little prisoner, go free.'

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Daughters of the Regiment (Episode #107)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

While visiting Merrick in Calcutta, Sarah meets Jimmy Clark, who challenges many of the values by which she lives. In Pankot, another daughter of the regiment confesses her own act of rebellion long ago.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Ordeal By Fire (Episode #106)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Sarah tells Susan about her husband, and they learn of great bravery from an unexpected quarter. Sarah embarks on a journey to bring comfort to a wounded man, and in Calcutta comes face to face with the war and its pain.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

The Regimental Silver (Episode #105)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Merrick apologizes to Sarah Manners about his presence at the wedding and explains the connections between Mirat and Mayapore, where Daphne was attacked. The events of that night also trouble Lady Manners as she works to procure Hari's freedom from jail.

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