Behind Closed Doors - Series 4

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01Life Chances20200113

Behind Closed Doors Series 4
Life Chances
by Clara Glynn

A series of dramas set at legal hearings.

Today’s drama is set in the Court of Protection. Emily Cross has a history of anorexia. After collapsing at a Tube Station she has been admitted to an eating disorder unit for the third time. Emily is in a perilous state but refusing treatment. The hospital has come to court to argue that unless they are allowed to treat her she could die. Should she be force fed? Barrister Rebecca Nyman is in court acting for the Official Solicitor to look after the patient’s interests.

Life Chances
by CLARA GLYNN

Cast:
Barrister Rebecca Nyman ………… CLARE CORBETT
Jemima MacFadyen …………… … AMIERA DARWISH
Barnaby McNeish ………………… PETER FORBES
Judge …………………………….. … SUSAN JAMESON
Dr Hall/George Cross ……………… JACK KLAFF
Letitia Cross …………………….……JOANNA MONRO
Emily Cross …………………….…… LUCY WELLS
Dr Jude Meredith ……………….……DEBBIE KORLEY
Stella …………………………….……HELEN CLAPP

Producer/director: David Ian Neville

In the Court of Protection, a judge has to decide if a patient can be force fed.

By Clara Glynn. A series of dramas set at legal hearings.

02Best Interests20200114

Behind Closed Doors Series 4
Best Interests
by Clara Glynn

A series of dramas set at legal hearings.

Esti, a divorced Charedi Jewish mother, has come to the Family Courts to stop her ex-husband changing their children’s schools. Yossi, the father, has left the Charedi community and wants his children to go to a co-educational schools. Barrister Rebecca Nyman represents the mother in this highly emotional dispute.

Cast:
Barrister Rebecca Nyman ……... CLARE CORBETT
Esti Shieman ……………………………ORION BEN
Judge ……….……………………….....… DAVID ACTON
Yossi Shieman ………………………… DANIEL BEN ZENOU
Simon Frear ……………………………..ILAN GOODMAN
Mary Bates ………………………………KATE BARTON

Producer/director: David Ian Neville

Barrister Rebecca Nyman represents a Charedi Jewish Mother in the Family Courts.

By Clara Glynn. A series of dramas set at legal hearings.

03More Than Kissing20200115

Behind Closed Doors Series 4
More Than Kissing
by Clara Glynn

The Court of Protection must decide if an eighteen year-old with learning difficulties should be allowed to have sex.

Harry is an eighteen year-old with learning difficulties who enjoys and wants to have sex. His parents think he's too vulnerable and could be put at risk. The Court of Protection must decide what is best for Harry.

Cast:
Barrister Rebecca Nyman …… CLARE CORBETT
Harry Grant ………………….......… RYAN WHITTLE
Joanna Grant ………………..… .....DEBRA BAKER
Charles Fenwick-Pagett QC..… OWEN OAKESHOTT
Judge …………………………........… DAN STARKEY
Ms Gill …………………………….......CAROLINE LAWRIE
Dr Theo Field ……………………....CHRIS PAVLO

Producer/director: David Ian Neville

A judge must decide if an eighteen year-old with learning difficulties can have sex.

By Clara Glynn. A series of dramas set at legal hearings.

04Mediation20200116

Behind Closed Doors Series 4
Mediation
by Clara Glynn

A series of dramas set at legal hearings.

Maud and Martin's widower father has died and left his whole estate to a twenty-two year-old dog walker. Why would he do such a thing? Can they challenge the will? Going to court could be expensive and there are no guarantees, so they and the dog-walker have agreed to try mediation as a first step. Can Rebecca Nyman use her skill and diplomacy to help all three come to a satisfactory outcome? One can only try.

Cast:
Barrister Rebecca Nyman …….…… CLARE CORBETT
Martin Armstrong……………………… STEPHEN RASHBROOK
Maud Armstrong………………..……… SAMANTHA SPIRO
Hope James ………………………....…… SARAH OVENS

Producer/director: David Ian Neville

A father has left his whole estate to his dog walker. Can his family challenge the will?

By Clara Glynn. A series of dramas set at legal hearings.

05The Balance Of Probabilities20200117

Behind Closed Doors Series 4
The Balance of Probabilities
by Clara Glynn

A series of dramas set at legal hearings.

Daniel and Scarlett's baby son was rushed to hospital in the middle of the night and died two days later. Did Daniel cause the baby's injuries, albeit by accident? The local authority have taken the couple's baby daughter into care for her protection. Barrister Rebecca Nyman has been engaged to represent Daniel in Court. Where lies the truth? And will the couple be allowed to keep their baby daughter?

Cast:
Barrister Rebecca Nyman …… CLARE CORBETT
Daniel ……………………..…… SAMUEL HARRIS
Scarlett …………………….……GEORGIA BURNELL
Dr Bukhari...………………....…SAIKAT AHAMED
Henry Neil…………………………… DAVID HOUNSLOW
Thomas Marengo.…………….…SEAN BAKER
Sarah Maitland…………..… MELISSA WOODBRIDGE
Judge…………………………… CHRISTOPER HARPER
Health Visitor....…………. HELEN CLAPP

Producer/director: David Ian Neville

A couple fight to get their baby daughter back following the death of their baby son.

By Clara Glynn. A series of dramas set at legal hearings.