Breaking The Law

Deborah Bull with five programmes of legal revelations.

Episodes

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0101What Can I Wear?2001043020020624Deborah Bull with the first of five programmes of legal revelations. Can you still wear a pair of pointy shoes or velvet breeches in a LONDON street? What are the implications of not wearing the correct dress in court, especially if there is a royal death?
0102The Welsh In Chester2001050120020625Deborah Bull with five programmes of legal revelations. Is it still legal to decapitate a Welshman in Chester? Only within the city walls, after dark, it seems.
0103Law And The Church2001050220020626Deborah Bull presents more legal revelations. Can you still be sentenced under Church law? Are blasphemy and heresy still crimes? What are the legal implications of buying land which includes a church?
0104The Law Of The Road2001050320020627Deborah Bull presents more legal revelations. Pedlars, tinkers and hawkers could soon be a thing of the past, so what relevance does the Pedlars Act have today, and why is it causing friction?
0105 LASTTalking Treason2001050420020628Deborah Bull presents more legal revelations. The law against treason is one of the oldest, and many, including royalty, have been executed for it. Can citizens still be convicted of treason?